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Default M4 reshell - 05-18-2020, 06:53 AM

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What are the possibilities of reshelling a wrecked m4 into a 428i?
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Default 05-18-2020, 01:02 PM

So you want to make your 428 look like an M4? Can be done. I wouldn't do it because its like the definition of a poser, but all the body panels are available from BMW.
I'd actually go the other way, put 428 panels on the M4. Perfect sleeper.

Or are you wanting to swap the M4 drivetrain into your 428? Thats possible too, as long as you're good with electronics and coding.


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Default 05-18-2020, 01:14 PM

I'm actually looking to transfer the drivetrain and electronics.
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Default 05-18-2020, 02:44 PM

That’s definitely possible. The mechanical part is the easy part. Getting all the computers coded together so that they work with each other is the hard part. The average BMW has 30 computer modules. They all need to talk to the CANBUS network and each other. It’ll take work, but it can be done. An understanding of E-SYS and bringing able to read German will make the job a lot easier.


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