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Old 09-27-2012, 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by downhiller View Post
dont they have stiffer springs?
Maybe in other markets (of course the other guys get the good stuff ) , but I'm pretty sure that NA had the same springs, trans ratios, damper valving, sways, etc. The final drive was the only mechanical variable, I believe.

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ever SA built 325i had an oil cooler from the factory
Thanks Andy
Do you know if they had a built in Thermostat ?
I would need to order one, as I will not have much luck at the breakers, I think...
Those are notorious for being stuck open or closed. You may want to source a new one or an aftermarket unit.
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