Whats A 325e? - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

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.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-27-2004, 09:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
im lookin to buy a bmw and i found this 325e and i dont know what it is. its a 1985, so whats the basic specs on the car? liters, hp, etc.
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 12-27-2004, 09:46 PM   #2 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: New York
Car:
Posts: 235
Photos:
87 325iS is an unknown quantity at this point
SEARCH
__________________
Amberfire 2000 Dodge Dakota R/T
Rusted, fallling apart Alpine White 1987 325iS - Gone but not forgotten
<img src='http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v255/HeilSova/Sig.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
87 325iS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2004, 09:57 PM   #3 (permalink)
Crazy Fabricatin' Admin
 
gotKRAUT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Elk Grove, CA
Car: '87 325es M50tu Swapped
Posts: 9,355
Photos:
gotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond reputegotKRAUT has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to gotKRAUT Send a message via MSN to gotKRAUT Send a message via Yahoo to gotKRAUT
325e is a 2.7L I-6 with 121hp and 172ft/lbs torque but with just a TMS chip it will be around 143hp and 196ft/lbs torque

good car with AWESOME low end torque and long gears but with a 4600 RPM redline but after chip 5300rpm redline...

Great low end power and will easily smoke most anything off the line yet very dependable

the chip is around $200 so if you drive it and arent satisfied dont worry the chip makes a HUGGGGE difference

BTW the E is greek for ETA (economic) so plan for 26-30mpg :P
__________________
Kyle Sutherland

1995 BMW 540i/6:
The Calypso Beast Vid 0-70ish
1987 BMW 325es: Face & Butt Lifted/M50tu Swapped*Sold*
1985 VW Scirocco: Too many mods, money pit*Sold*
E34 Plate Filler Wanted!
gotKRAUT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2004, 10:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by BMDubya@Dec 27 2004, 09:57 PM
325e is a 2.7L I-6 with 121hp and 172ft/lbs torque but with just a TMS chip it will be around 143hp and 196ft/lbs torque

good car with AWESOME low end torque and long gears but with a 4600 RPM redline but after chip 5300rpm redline...

Great low end power and will easily smoke most anything off the line yet very dependable

the chip is around $200 so if you drive it and arent satisfied dont worry the chip makes a HUGGGGE difference

BTW the E is greek for ETA (economic) so plan for 26-30mpg :P
[snapback]259295[/snapback]
damn thats a lot of torque.
well its a 85 with 187k miles. black in color. two door coupe. and manual. dont know the condition yet, still gotto go check it out. you guys think its a good deal?
and if i get this car its going to be daily driven and im going to start drifting with it. that torque might be real good for breakin the rears loose.
oh yeah that chip seems bad ass too.
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2004, 10:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
Old_School_Bimmer's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Toronto Canada
Car:
Posts: 417
Photos:
Old_School_Bimmer is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via MSN to Old_School_Bimmer
to decide wheather its a good deal i think the price would help out a bit
Old_School_Bimmer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-27-2004, 11:35 PM   #6 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by Old_School_Bimmer@Dec 27 2004, 10:51 PM
to decide wheather its a good deal i think the price would help out a bit
[snapback]259334[/snapback]
oh damn, my fault i thought it was up when i wrote the 187k miles, you know "k".
anyways its 2k obo.
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 02:45 AM   #7 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Aether's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fairmont
Car: 1996 328i
Posts: 1,184
Photos:
Aether is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Aether Send a message via MSN to Aether
187,000 miles?
Not that an E30 wouldn't last twice that long, but I think that warrants at the very least a CarFax, and I would expect the motor to have had moderate maintenance at least once. Just food for thought.

I'm extremely happy with mine.
I'd recommend the cars to anyone who can drive them.
__________________

Four Five Six - It's on.
Aether is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 12:40 PM   #8 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
if its still forsale when i find a job, then ill be looking forward to buying it.

and any comments or anything on how they can get sideways/drift?
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 12:57 PM   #9 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: New York
Car:
Posts: 235
Photos:
87 325iS is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by SquackDiddy@Dec 28 2004, 12:40 PM
and any comments or anything on how they can get sideways/drift?
[snapback]259649[/snapback]
Hahaha
__________________
Amberfire 2000 Dodge Dakota R/T
Rusted, fallling apart Alpine White 1987 325iS - Gone but not forgotten
<img src='http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v255/HeilSova/Sig.jpg' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
87 325iS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 01:25 PM   #10 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Aether's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fairmont
Car: 1996 328i
Posts: 1,184
Photos:
Aether is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Aether Send a message via MSN to Aether
Not at all what they're meant for.
__________________

Four Five Six - It's on.
Aether is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 01:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
mang performance parts for these cars is crazy. i dont think i could keep up with that. thnk ima look for a corolla or a 240.
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 02:42 PM   #12 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Aether's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fairmont
Car: 1996 328i
Posts: 1,184
Photos:
Aether is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Aether Send a message via MSN to Aether
Another one falls to the fanboy scene.
Sad.
__________________

Four Five Six - It's on.
Aether is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 02:47 PM   #13 (permalink)
n00b
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Car:
Posts: 19
Photos:
SquackDiddy is an unknown quantity at this point
yeah mang, money issues kill. its better then trying to make my civic fast right?
SquackDiddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 04:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
Aether's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Fairmont
Car: 1996 328i
Posts: 1,184
Photos:
Aether is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Aether Send a message via MSN to Aether
I don't know how old or experienced you are, but just by the sound of your automotive interests, I'd guess you're still a teenager or so.

Don't go buying a car to race on the streets, or even worse, drift, without a serious understanding of what you're doing and how the car's going to behave. An E30 is a lot more predictable than a Nissan 240, and probably a little better in a corner than a Corolla, despite the extra couple hundred pounds. But whatever you get, stay safe.

From smeone who knows - a 325e isn't exaclty fast.
So that may not be what you're after.
__________________

Four Five Six - It's on.
Aether is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2004, 04:26 PM   #15 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
guywithblack88e30's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Downey, California
Car:
Posts: 1,252
Photos:
guywithblack88e30 is an unknown quantity at this point
i have a 88 325 i get sideways easy if you know how to drift you can do it in any car. these are track cars not drag race cars so there good for the drift i meet this one dude that got 5th in a drift comp out here in cali. he drifted my moms van a nissan quest all stock
__________________

Member of got its raining(in Members Lounge) to 100, 237, 250, &amp; 300 pages club...
Member of 3 Pedel club...
Member of ran away from cop using DRIFTING not speed(ok a little speed)...
guywithblack88e30 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E21, E30)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rim Bolt Pattern 325e? Enthuziast 3-Series (E21, E30) 6 10-23-2005 08:35 PM
325e Crank, 325i Block Abdul 3-Series (E21, E30) 2 02-22-2005 08:36 AM
e30 325e VS e36 325is catalyst. 3-Series (E21, E30) 10 08-05-2004 11:40 AM
325e Mods pogiboy9 3-Series (E21, E30) 16 05-06-2004 09:47 PM
325e and 325i/is bigred318 3-Series (E21, E30) 17 03-26-2004 04:12 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.