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Trims

316
318i
9 national listings
318i Convertible
318is
1 national listing
318ti
5 national listings
320i
320si
323i
324d
324td
325i
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Average User Score

4.35 stars

Based on 63 reviews

Once You Drive One, You'll Only Want To Drive A Bmw... by Shaun
 — The 328is is by far the closest thing to an M3 you can get. It's a bit more refined with plenty of pep. The difference with my E36 is that it's modified, 90% in the suspension and handling area's. ... Read More
Love The Car by David
 — Its an 18 y/o car that came with 138hp out of the factory, so its not quite a sleeper but i'll make it one by this summer. Takes corners pretty well but right now it doesn't have enough power to hav... Read More
One Bad Crossbred Bmw by Alex
 — E36 318ti body, black with m technic appearance package. Powerplant was an e46 m3 motor with the six speed smg transmission. built internals and tuned by aa (active autowerks). Fully built track ca... Read More

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BMW 3 Series Questions

gillard_001
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Can Changing Out The Alternator On My 1996 Bmw 328i Convertible Adversely A...

Can changing out the alternator on my 1996 bmw 328i convertible adversely affect the operation of the radio and cassette deck? 6 cylinder, automatic.

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bmdub
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Will Large Rims Damage The Drivetrain On My 4 Cyl. 1996 Bmw 318i?

I have 22" in. rims I would like to mount on my bmw but I need to know if this will cause problems.

100 views with 4 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
David Seville
155

Are The Throttle Bodies From A 96 318is Compatible With That Of The M3?

59 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
David Seville
155

Intake

So I wanted to put a CAI on my 318is, but no one seems to make a CAI for it. So what I'm doing is removing the stock airbox and attatching the cone from a CAI. My issue is that there is a air sensor i...

72 views with 7 answers (last answer 2 years ago)
David Seville
155

My Car Is Leaking Oil

I noticed my car was leaking oil. Its not a lot of oil, and the car seems to be running fine. I'm thinking it could just be a worn out gasket or something. Any input???

1,998 views with 5 answers (last answer 3 months ago)