That big pedal on the right? Stay off it.
Check underneath your hood, and make sure you have a 4 cylinder engine in there.
My car isn't exactly the Godzilla of power either, but I can get the tail out if I want. Maybe you just have to adjust your driving style to your car.... Have you had a RWD before? Or maybe you just need to slow down.
'86 325es (TURTL3): PJ peetsa hawler
'87 535is (BADWATER): almost done... really.
'86 325e (GRN HLL): DD/show/rocket
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