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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 10-17-2007, 10:00 AM
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is there anyway to get an automatic 325i E30 to take off a little quicker. i can use the brakes and give it some gas but i dont like doing that...are there any upgrades that help?
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Old 10-17-2007, 10:18 AM
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Old 10-17-2007, 10:38 AM
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i want to.....but is there anything cheaper...im only in highschool
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Old 10-17-2007, 04:29 PM
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youll be fine as long as if youre doing brake stalls. if you do neutral drops, then youll be needing to look for a replacement tranny and other parts
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Old 10-17-2007, 05:04 PM
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guess i'll be doin brake stalls...there fun anyway
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Old 10-17-2007, 05:23 PM
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You shouldn't have asked that question.

Everyone will tell you a five speed.

I have an auto. In my opinion it's a terrible trans, at least mine is. It doesn't like first gear and loves to up shift. Oh ya it doesn't like reverse either. When it finally dies I might put a 5 speed in, but the wife likes the auto.
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Old 10-17-2007, 05:50 PM
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I like my transmission all gears shift perfect and the 4.10 LSD definitley adds some kick. as long as there's a turn in the race ill win. I think ill just do some more weight reduction. so far ive removed about 50lbs
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remove all seats put in an aluminium racing drivers seat, that will cut maybe 100 lbs.
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dude!!!, lose the bosch +4s they're garbage if your engine ain't heavily modified. Go with the +2's. they'll do the same thing for cheaper!!!
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dude!!!, lose the bosch +4s they're garbage
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if your engine ain't heavily modified. Go with the +2's. they'll do the same thing for cheaper!!!
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okay okay, ill change them next i need to.....my car used to take a while to start with normal spark plugs(new) so i put the +4's and it fixed the problem
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