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#1 (permalink) Old 06-24-2004, 03:01 PM
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1987 325. Does the vin tell me what engine it is? Is there a casting # on the block? I bought it with 200,000 miles, but everything looks stock.
I think it is a 2.7L eta, but want to make sure before I go and put an "i" head on it.
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Check this forum FAQ in VIN's.<---click here.

Call the dealer with your VIN if the FAQ is not detailed enough.

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check the drivers door jamb, it says it there

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