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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 02-11-2013, 11:52 AM
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Mein Auto: 1988 bmw 325
need help with 325 asap

just bought a 1988 325 and it has some issues with it
#1 check engine light flashes 3 time then 1 time #2 it kinda hesitates when rpm are low #3 it stalls out and have to pump the pedal to get it to start again then black smoke come out when doing that #4 rear end sound funny like grinding or rubbing when turning or traveling real slow

just need to fix tell i have enough money to do engine swap and lowering kit for the car and maybe custom manifold


please help
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:57 AM
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Mein Auto: 1988 bmw 325
Car: 325 4dr
Year: 1988
Vin number:WBAAE5406J8814182
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Manual 5 speed

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Old 02-11-2013, 08:07 PM
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Mein Auto: E23;E30;E38;E32;E34 +
Don't even start to modify until you have what you have got working correctly. Major service and tune - go on from there.
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:12 AM
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