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Old 02-01-2013, 06:55 PM
Microtesties Microtesties is offline
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Mein Auto: 1990 BMW 525i
Originally Posted by paperplane94 View Post
Routine maintenance and following the inspection II to-do list will make the most of the performance of the stock engine. You will also improve reliability so that you can drive the car in college!

The M20 is a very easy engine to work on and is probably a great place to start for someone like you. Have fun working on it.
Since you brought that up, the dash does say it's due for an inspection. I'll have to take a look at that list and see what I haven't already done. I've become almost obsessed with working on the car, everything is fairly straight forward and I learn a lot from it. I've been putting more thought into the exhaust as far as upgrading goes once I get my new regulator, though the only trustworthy headers I can find are the IE ones. I really want to get my hands on some of the Racing Dynamics ones, but that's difficult and expensive.

Racing Dynamics E34 M20 headers
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Ireland Engineering M20 shorty headers
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Year: 1990
Model: 525i
Transmission: 5 speed
Mileage: 250k
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