Is it worth adding extra mods?

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Asked by Oct 10, 2011 at 09:11 AM about the 1998 BMW 3 Series 323i Convertible RWD

Question type: Car Customization

So i just bought this used 98 BMW 323i SE from a shady part in London UK. For a fairly good priced i would have to say i got a good deal! It was only £880 which would be approximately $1350 give or take on the exchange rate. So im willing to put some extra money on it. So far driving it i havent noticed anything wrong with it. Running at 91,000 miles i would say its a pretty good number considering its a 98. The only downside to it is that is an automatic tranmission so it doesnt make any sense adding a bunch of expensice racing car mods to it. Im just wondering if you guys think it is worth adding extra feautures onto my car?

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You could always spray it and when it breaks replace it with the guts from a wrecked Manual 328 or 330, or I/H/E ECU, not sure about what real bang you get for $$. They make a s/c kit good for 300+ HP / ~$6000 & then there's (more $$) holding that power... Interesting reading materials: 323i Manual Conversion: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=659314 323i Engine Swap Options: http://www.e46fanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=744320 If none of that looks good get you a nice stereo. :-P

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