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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 03-24-2009, 11:59 PM
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Mein Auto: 1992 E36 318 IS
what affects a '92 318IS the most, performance wise, a short ram intake or a regular CAI??

Also are electric turbos all the hype they are mentioned to be? is it worth paying nearly $300 for one for my car and have to get a traditional CAI or should i just get a short ram air intake and be done with it?
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Old 03-25-2009, 03:33 PM
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Sadly, electric turbos are cheap for a reason
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Old 03-30-2009, 04:52 PM
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:44 AM
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Hey this site is cool and i have a 93 325is but when i got it the thing was just a shell so im fixing it and my bro made a engine for me hes a true pro at making engines and i dont know what he did to the engine but the car moves like a bat out of hell and he put on a sealed tranny its suppose to be a m50 engine but i beat chargers,vetts, and one g37 in one night !!!!!!! But i wanna get those ngks definitly.. Oh yeah ... Hello everybody
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Old 05-15-2009, 11:49 AM
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Hey i wanna get new headlights with halos but i dont want end up cutting any wires. If anyone knows of any can you please let me know?
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Old 06-11-2009, 04:33 PM
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I own a 316i and i think this thread will be of great help and before you laugh at my engine size im only 17 and live in the UK so larger engines aren't an option (insurance). i think im going to require alot of these mods to give my baby some grunt lol!!!! at least i have near perfect body work!!!....and my modding has begun with some motorsport wheels! love them! designed for the car and in my eyes the best lookin wheels for an e36!!!
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Old 06-17-2009, 04:03 AM
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i can confirm that Iridium IX spark plugs are nothing more than a total waste of money!
just go with the regular NGK plugs the factory recommends.

also - CAI is the death of your engine. you could only imagine what kind of **** gets into your puppy if you use it daily
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:34 PM
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looking at the OP's list the FSTB (front strut tower brace) is listed near the end. in my mind i would do it before/same time as CAI/short ram.
just wondering what the reasoning is on that one?
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Old 08-05-2009, 10:56 PM
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I may wager opinion...

If you think its more important, move it up your list

I need to get one myself before several of those things.

I know he typed them flowing into each other (almost like an essay, I like it, easy to read ), but I think more or less its just a list of things that can(and/or should) be done, and reasons behind them.
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Old 08-21-2009, 04:38 PM
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I agree it is a great mod....maybe it should have been higher in retrospect
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Old 08-29-2009, 01:56 PM
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does any one know if these badd ass sparkplugs fit my bimmer "NGK IRIDIUM IX plugs" 94 325is E36
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Old 08-29-2009, 03:28 PM
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does any one know if these badd ass sparkplugs fit my bimmer "NGK IRIDIUM IX plugs" 94 325is E36
yes
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they are so badass that they will give you +10 hp at the wheels
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:27 PM
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they are so badass that they will give you +10 hp at the wheels


You know damn well that only lights under the sills will do that!!!
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Old 09-05-2009, 12:30 PM
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i can confirm that Iridium IX spark plugs are nothing more than a total waste of money!
just go with the regular NGK plugs the factory recommends.

also - CAI is the death of your engine. you could only imagine what kind of **** gets into your puppy if you use it daily
Got any evidence to back that up?
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Old 10-25-2009, 10:31 PM
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i can confirm that Iridium IX spark plugs are nothing more than a total waste of money!
just go with the regular NGK plugs the factory recommends.

also - CAI is the death of your engine. you could only imagine what kind of **** gets into your puppy if you use it daily
Your full of ****..i can imagine that your car is dirt slow
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Old 11-03-2009, 04:22 PM
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so here are the expensive sh.t "upgrade" plugs


the smoothness effect comes from the fact that you have installed new plugs
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Old 11-15-2009, 05:23 PM
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so here are the expensive sh.t "upgrade" plugs
these plugs doesnt worth it?
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Great mods Pirate.... have done some of that myself but I have a problem that I cant put my finger on at the moment. I cant get my car to start, got ignition lighs but engine will not turn. Do you think the key may need re-programming again? Any ideas would be greatly receive.
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Old 11-25-2009, 04:21 PM
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ASC modification???

What is it? Whats so great about it? ASC?
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anybody know where i can get my whole cat system for cheap? they cost 500 on ebay. i'm hoping someone knows where i cant get it for atleast the 200-350 range. I would really appreciate the help.
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I've got a whole 325is exhaust system for sale. Manifolds back to some aftermarket muffler and tips. Pm me with an offer.
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