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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 03-31-2006, 06:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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what about nitrous?

Could my eta motor withstand a 50 shot or 75 shot?

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Old 03-31-2006, 06:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yea, it is a rather stout motor, but as with any stock motor my golden rule stands true: "The candle that burns twice as bright, shines half as long." So don't push it.
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Yea, it is a rather stout motor, but as with any stock motor my golden rule stands true: "The candle that burns twice as bright, shines half as long." So don't push it.
I could not agree with this statement more. I also think another saying applies here. "Don't waste time trying to polish a turd." Your eta being the turd, and polishing being modifying it. Now don't get me wrong I am by no means an eta hater, in fact my car currently has one and I love the motors reliability and great gas milage. However if it is performance you are after, you seriously have the wrong idea. In my opinion the eta is a terrible performance engine, without SERIOUS modification. My opinoin from your last post still stands, buy a used m20b25.
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Then once you get your i motor, the question will always linger in the back of your head.... "what if..."

Go for what YOU want. Listen to others opinions and advice but as I've learned over the years, while others may have good logic, the heart doesn't always follow logic.
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I bought this car with the idea that i would dump like $4k-5k in the motor and be able to run with the big dogs. But the more i think about it, the more i want to just sell it and get an i.
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I bought this car with the idea that i would dump like $4k-5k in the motor and be able to run with the big dogs. But the more i think about it, the more i want to just sell it and get an i.
If you planned to dump 4 or 5 grand into the motor then go s50/2. Depending on whether you go with a euro or us version you can get between 240-300 reliable naturally aspirated horsepower. Also if you are thinking you want to go "I" it will likely be cheaper to just do the swap then to sell yours and buy an "I". If the body on your car is solid there is no sense in selling it just because it has an eta.
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it would just make more sense to buy an 89 325i or is that already has cleaner looks ( one less thing to deal with), the LSD, and maybe leather interior.

then maybe do an all motor monster or boosted beast.

or maybe a 635i.

i buy and sell cars all the time, so dont be suprised if mine is gone next week.
currently i have a cherry 1985 celica with 10900 miles that didnt sell on ebay(went to 1625 and i needed atleast 2250 to break even), 95 jeep wrangler, 97 wrangler, 53 willys cj3b jeep, 1995 yukon gt, and 2 more e30s on the way maybe, an 86 autobox and a 88 in cherry condition.

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