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|3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.|
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Originally Posted by <b>superdeadman</b><br>Josh W. IS my hero! |
Originally Posted by <b>JoeMadoo</b><br>325eXTATIC, you're my hero...
Originally Posted by <b>Moosepuck</b><br>Oh yeah... 325eXTATIC...you're my hero...
Originally Posted by <b>e30dream</b><br>325eXTATIC....youre my hero.
Originally Posted by Charleston Chu
I bought one of those chips for my 1989 325ix. Definitely not 30HP... maybe 15 or 20 HP... anyways, one thing I did notice is that the rev limit was increased and the fuel ecnomy got worse... but that probably because I have an Intake and exhaust upgrade and the chip isn't designed for that... questionable gains... but worth the $40US that I paid!
Originally Posted by AJ's320i
Like I said in my other post, you will not get 30hp out of any chip on an "i" engine. Chances are you are getting worse gas milage cause you are driving your car harder than before the chip.
Originally Posted by Hamfisted
As long as you get the one for your model and not the wrong chip, they're Ok. Its worth $40 just to get rid of the speed and rev limiter anyway.
Originally Posted by Enthuziast
I might be mistaken, but I have read this somewhere in the past. Isn't soldering required for installs of these so called performance chips. Although they do seem to work, I haven't seen any kind of posts in any of my forums that have talked about this. So all together I don't much know. Fill me in on these please, and thank you.
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