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Old 03-15-2011, 06:22 AM
reb78 reb78 is offline
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Mein Auto: 528i touring
Originally Posted by Jimmys 530i View Post
Interesting, why take out a 2.8 and put in a 2.5 which is a smaller engine and has less power. I would stick with the 2.8 since that would be downgrading your car. If anything, why not a 3.0? If a 2.5 will fit, a 3.0 will too, the two engines are very similar.
They were probably trying to flog me whatever they had in stock! I agree though - at least upgrade!

The reason they gave me was that the 2.5 was 'bulletproof' - their words....i dont know if thats true. They gave me the impression that the 2.5 rarely went wrong.
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