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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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Old 04-28-2006, 06:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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powersteering retro fitted

hi guys
i have a 1986 E30 318i - this year the power steering was not factory fitted. Is it possible to have the power steering retro-fitted?
Any experience or advice would be greatly appreciated
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It's possible, however it really depends on how adept you are mechanicaly.
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it wouldnt be the easiest thing to do but it is possible... if you do it make sure to post a DIY on here... id like to see how its done... btw to the werkz!
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Probably possible using parts from a later model 318, but it would still be quite a project and not worth the work/money IMO. Only time you really need power steering anyway is at low speeds (parking).

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thanks for your help i actually have found a document on how to make the change but it is all in deutsch! ya vol!

i will keep you in the loop on how i go

let me know if you would like me to send through the details to you
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