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Old 06-22-2011, 01:46 AM   #67
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Originally Posted by TerraPhantm View Post
I did some research, and the S52 also seems to suffer from the oil pump nut issue... makes sense since the M54B30 and S52 have the same crank, and S52s actually see higher revs. While doing said research, I also found that the S52 guys often retrofit Euro S50 or S54 oil pans and pumps (while retaining the S52 sprocket so the chain still fits). Is there any reason that cannot be done on an M54?
Yes - clearance. The conrod cap will hit on the 3.0.
Also the S54 pump only attaches at three points which is less desirable in terms of block bracing.
Plus it uses the same failure prone sprocket shaft as the M54 pump.
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