The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
Not True (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E28) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Vann Anderson on February 05, 2001 at 08:40:33:

In Reply to: Alex you really don't need it, runs better without posted by Brett A. on January 31, 2001 at 16:34:49:

I wanted any opinions on using a Bosch O2 sensor from a late 80's Ford Mustang V8 for my 86 535i. Mustang's is $37 and the cheapest BMW $90.

I'm replacing the cat on the weekend.

TIA

Alex



While you "might" gain a somewhat smoother idle, the car will run too rich and your fuel economy will not be as good as it could be.

I have the number for the 3-wire Bosch part at the shop. The only difference between it and the OEm BMW part is the connector.

It's an easy clip and reconnect job.

Email me if you want me to email the part number back to you.


Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E28) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.