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Old 08-12-2012, 10:28 AM
Psak8302 Psak8302 is offline
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Originally Posted by Pinecone View Post
Only thing is, remember that violations of the Clean Air Act are CRIMINAL offenses. Not just a fine, but possible jail time. Your choice.

A Turner Stage 4 engine kit gets about 70 HP gain and is perfectly legal.
I'd rather keep a car like this as stock as possible, but if I was to ever change my mind, that seems like a great option. The whole reason I mentioned the euro engine swap was out of curiosity regarding possible options I would have available if I ever needed to replace the engine, and it's sounding like the S50B32 route has more than a little bit of red tape. Good to know, not that I'd be planning on replacing the engine in any car that I'd pick up

On to another topic, rust bubbles. I would have no problem sanding, filling, priming and painting the trouble spots on the body, but matching the paint seems...problematic. BMW's cosmos black; has anyone found any great matches or would I be stuck repainting the whole car to make it look good?
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