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Old 11-22-2011, 05:03 PM
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Mein Auto: 2003 325i, '99 e36 328is
I concur with the former assessments. My son drives a beautiful '99 328is. When he blew his top hose, he got it stopped just before the gage went red, and called me... Never, never, never, go in the red. A top hose and t-stat and he's been running cool ever since. Most of the time it's inconvenient to make an unplanned stop but the alternative is unacceptable. Most anything can be fixed but my bet would be the longblock option as previously mentioned (if he wants to keep the car).
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