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Great fun if you don't mind the repairs
By Saloon325i on
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1992 BMW 3 Series 325i 4dr Sedan
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The E36 M50 engines are reliable if you spend the money to get them that way... Before buying or shortly after, make sure to replace the plastic waterpump housing and the waterpump itself. The plastic used on both is prone to breaking and will overheat the car. Also, replacing the radiator and thermostat is a good thing to do if it has never been done before. The rear shock mounts will fail also. Replace these with E46 mounts. The ignition coils will need to be replaced also if they are original. Be sure to buy a car that has been serviced regularly. Transmissions should not be an issue, but the auto does have more failure than the manual.
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The acceleration, styling, modification possibilities, and certainly the handling.
Suggested Improvements
The interior on these cars could use some work. The headliner, A and C pillar covers, and the door panels are my main problems.
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