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Old 02-13-2005, 05:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The engine "code" for a 328 2.8 liter is a m52 correct. So what is the 2.5 liter in the 325?
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Old 02-13-2005, 06:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yes there is an FAQ on this , but yes your engine code is M52, the 325 was M50
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m50b25 to be more specific for the 325

and m52b28 for ur car

i have an m52b25

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i have a 325is so mine should be m50b25 according to you guys. I know that my car is OBDI not II. I had read on the internet that the m50 was for a different car
http://www.bmwworld.com/engines/6cyl.htm I was looking at this site and it is a littel confusing.
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So also in other words the real reason I am asking is because I have been looking at what people are saying about parts to mod on your car. If I have the m50 then I have stock the manifold that many other people go back to from the m52 engines.
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yes, the reason is because the m50 manifold is shorter and slightly more volume.
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