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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 03-17-2005, 10:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i have a 1987 325is with the 2.5L and i was lookin at some
stuff on here and i just wondered how much is overkill on that engine.

ive seen tach's in some e30's that only go up to 5 grand and the tach in
mine rev's up to 7 (6500).
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If im not mistaken, the ones that go to 5 grand are the 325e's.
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the e's are made for city driving, and they are limited at 5k. all the other 6 cyls are 6500, i believe
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Yep, the 2.7L eta has the 5 grand tach.

The 2.5L has something like a 6500 redline, and cutout at 7 I believe? Thats what I remember reading anyways.

Yeah, the ETA is awesome around town. Torque to the max.
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I have an ETA that redlines at 4500 but with the DINAN chip, the redline is increased to 5200. The 'i' engines redline at 6500.
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Yep, the 2.7L eta has the 5 grand tach.

The 2.5L has something like a 6500 redline, and cutout at 7 I believe? Thats what I remember reading anyways.

Yeah, the ETA is awesome around town. Torque to the max.
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this statment is technically true only cause the super eta has a 2.7 and tach goes to 6 redlines at 5500
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