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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:01 AM
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Mein Auto: 325e
Hard cold start but easy when warmed up

The car takes awhile to start when cold, and idles high, 1000 rpm. But when the engine is warmed up the car starts instantly. Any suggestions? Almost everything on this car is new/remanufactured? Im going to check the fuel mixture when i get back from traveling.
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:57 AM
elm3lem_youssef elm3lem_youssef is offline
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Mein Auto: E30 Facelift
Also check the fuel pump
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Old 09-23-2009, 05:46 AM
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I used to have this problem, was fixed when I upgraded to 19# injectors. As long as it starts though, I'm not sure if going after it is worth the effort.
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