I was wondering what results you guys get? To get mine to run it I changed to the fuel filter to a 530i one and replaced the fuel pressure regulator to a e46 m3 one to raise the fuel pressure to 5 psi to get enough fuel running. The power band feels much smoother and has more high end as well.
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My name is Andriy, I have had a 2 330ci's. The first one was an 04 manual in blue, with some mods. I ported and polished...
So, if you could have any engine in your E46, what would it be? N/A or FI?
V8 or I6?
For me personally, my dream engine is
-Double VANOS S52 head (this would have to be machined)
-Some agressive reground cams
I read an article today in "Total BMW" magazine about an AC schnitzer E46 that they called the AS3 (only offered in europe of course), which has a 375hp NA M52TU 3.2 litre. Im really more interested in the engine. All it said in the article was bespoke, performance pistons, and forged conrods...
I just got my hands on a used 2004 e46 m3 with 42k miles. So i have been doing all this research on what i can do to the s54. If i went the NA way I would get the Evolve csl style intake and alpha n tune, headers/race cats, full exhaust, and schrick cams . Would i be able to get 350whp or close...