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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

David Seville

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???

1,823 views with 5 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)

I Have A 96328is, The Engine Light Comes On And Off At Will

Wen the light comes on.. The car idles a little rough but the car still runs really good. Should I be afraid it's gonna stall at a red light cuz of the rough idle?....I'm not a car guy the motor jus...

27 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

How Much Cost Is Involved With Replacing A Blown Head Gasget, 2 Cylinders W...

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Julie Gunther

Check Engine Light

340 and 420 I own a BMW z3 roadster 96 Above are the codes that are popping up for my check engine light. Can you tell me how much this will cost? And if it's an easy fix? I'm trying to smog it:(

93 views with 1 answer (last answer 7 months ago)
Julie Gunther

Check Ending Light

I own a 96 BMW z3 roadster. My check engine light is bad. In order to pass smog I can not have the bad light. Is this an easy fix? I've heard it's very expensive to just change it. Also is it cons...

42 views with 4 answers (last answer 8 months ago)