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Bmw m57 conversion

Post by NA Harding »

Hi

New to Patrol 4x4

Planning on fitting a m57n2 bmw 3.0d engine on a 2005 manual 3.0di suv.

Any advise is most welcome.

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Mr edwards just did one he will be the man to talk to

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Yeah....Keep us posted on how it goes. i believe that that BMW motor is plenty powerful to push that Patrol around.
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The Polish guys love it, it's one of their favorite Patrol conversions.
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Decent power and a very nice flat torque curve.

Seems very nice.

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I drive a M57 and my wife has the N57 they are amazing.
The power characteristics and torque are fantastic. Fuel economy is outstanding. M57 530d open road is 6.8 l/100km N57 330d 5.6l/100km. Plus what I love about them is they are 6 cylinders so relatively smooth for a diesel.
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Once there are a few reliable ones running around this may be the dream answer for the 3.0Di crowd
With great Power comes Great Fuel Consumption
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Biggles you don't know how very tempted I am. All I need is the right bank balance :rolling: :think: :lol: :pray:
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I had an X5 3.0d for years. the car is still in the family.

More than enough power for a patrol.
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best 6cyl diesel engine ever ..also have a X5 and that engine is very responsive and not thirsty :mytwocents:

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