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Old 08-23-2011, 11:14 PM   #3
E Dub
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Originally Posted by Iceman00 View Post
M52TU = M54. Block and head are the same, the intake manifold, crank, rods, pistons and cams are all different on the 2.5 vs the 3.0. It could be done, but is it worth it?
Thanks for the information that's what I needed to know. As far as it being worth it? It's very worth it, I can have a 3.0L for under $600 it will probaly put down 210rwhp. With some cams, intake manifold swap and a tune I can maybe get 245rwhp. That's good enough for me. I'm going to give this a shot this winter, thanks again for the info.
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