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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 08-31-2004, 05:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 1989 325iX and I have tossed around the idea of putting in a decent sized turbo or a Vortex Supercharger. I have found a blower from an older Thunderbird that I think I could hackly put in and I also have an old turbo out of a 1988 Nissan 300ZX. Not that i plan on putting either of them in but I'd like to know if there is anyone who has previously done a turbo or super upgrade and wht you had to do to get it to work and what gains did you have... Thank you in advance.

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Old 08-31-2004, 09:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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holy shit a 2988 300zx!? :P
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correction made... it was a 300zx from the future!

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the turbo
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no... it originally said "2988 300zx" but is hould have been 1988 300zx... I was making a joke by saying that it was fromthe future... as in the year 2988. :P

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it might be harder to use a turbo from a diff car then buyin a new one.
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Old 09-02-2004, 10:36 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I would never turbo a car without upgrading the main bearings since they were not designed for the added loads
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Charge it baybeeeee ohh ya...that would be hot...i gottta see a Supercharged 325iX...more dependable runs cooler and wont throw off the powerband...goddamn thats hot...do the supercharger...mated with the AWD......
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I'm totally leaning towards the Super... It takes a whole lot less work too... I'd say it would be sweet!! We have this dream about pulling up next to a Viper or something and just cleaning his ass!!

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Putting a turbo or supercharger in a 1988 325ix seems a little crazy if u ask me, its ur car... I think its a waste of money IMO if u decide to do it
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I'm totally leaning towards the Super... It takes a whole lot less work too... I'd say it would be sweet!! We have this dream about pulling up next to a Viper or something and just cleaning his ass!!

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never seen a s/c on a e30 tho
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I have seen them on E30 M3's but other than that i haven't seen one either.
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