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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 09-27-2013, 08:37 AM
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Oil Dipstick

Never see something like that before my cousin 1986 325 es pouring oil out from the dipstick any idea thanks.
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Old 09-27-2013, 06:41 PM
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how the engine running
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:50 PM
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how the engine running
Not so good horrible gas mileage.
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first do a compression test. you may have a major problem.
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Old 10-10-2013, 04:24 AM
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Check if it is the correct dipstick...
I once got a 2'nd hand engine with the same issue & only found that when draining the oil, it was horribly overfilled
The wrong dipstick did show a good level
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Old 10-17-2013, 08:09 AM
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the rings are bad, they are allowing compression by and into the oil pan causing pressure.
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