Thread: Buying an E36?
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Old 08-05-2011, 11:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Zedfor View Post
Is oil pan replacement a common requirement on E36's?
Not common at all. Why do you ask? I mean, it's possible to damage them if you run over a substantial object (happened to a B'Fest member recently), especially on significantly lowered cars, but generally, the oil pans in these cars don't have any issues. The gaskets don't leak very much, either.

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