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Hiii am thinking of doing a engiine swap on my e34 tds estate for  a diesel engine out of a e39 so is it possible & will the e39 engine have to be out of a estate so wiring loom will be long enough.reason for change is tds is too slow.can i leave interior loom or has that to be changed also thanks.

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Are we talking about the M57, the 3.0l diesel from E39? To be honest, regardless which one you're after, it's a lot of work with many custom made parts and I'm not sure if the end result is worth it?


Here's a thread on Bimmer Forums, where someone asked some about about the swap > https://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/showthread.php?2070822-e34-m57-swap-rpm-gauge


And here's another link from that thread with pictures of how much work is involved > http://sklenus.rajce.idnes.cz/88_BMW_e34_530d

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