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    Engine Swap

    Will a 2006 530i fit in a 2001 525i body

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    You will need to swap some electronics stuff (E60 was MS45, E39 was MS43) and engine mounts etc but the core engine is the same

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    Quote Originally Posted by BimmerBreaker View Post
    You will need to swap some electronics stuff (E60 was MS45, E39 was MS43) and engine mounts etc but the core engine is the same
    2006 E60 530i was N52 with MSV70 ECU, not M54 engine.

    Not a direct swap
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