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If I have a 1993 325i, everything stock except an awesome stereo. What is the first thing I should upgrade? I have a limited budget, but I want to make it as powerful as I can.... I was thinking of a chip, intake/exhaust..... Suggestions?

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If I have a 1993 325i, everything stock except an awesome stereo. What is the first thing I should upgrade? I have a limited budget, but I want to make it as powerful as I can.... I was thinking of a chip, intake/exhaust..... Suggestions?

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That would be a good start. You might consider underdrive pulleys too.


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Chip, Intake/Exhaust sounds good.

What kind of system do you have?

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It's a car I'm probably going to be buying from a friend, only he now tells me that he might be keeping the stereo (moving it to his new car). =/

What are some other ways I can increase the power of this car?
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It's a car I'm probably going to be buying from a friend, only he now tells me that he might be keeping the stereo (moving it to his new car). =/

What are some other ways I can increase the power of this car?
turbo or s/c..stroke the engine.

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Originally posted by e36_m3_Turbo+Apr 13 2004, 10:28 PM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (e36_m3_Turbo @ Apr 13 2004, 10:28 PM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-komodo9@Apr 13 2004, 09:22 PM
It's a car I'm probably going to be buying from a friend, only he now tells me that he might be keeping the stereo (moving it to his new car). =/

What are some other ways I can increase the power of this car?
turbo or s/c..stroke the engine. [/b][/quote]
I thought of a turbo or supercharger, but if I'm going to dump another $5,500 into this car, I might as well just get an M3. I'm looking at doing probably $1k to $2k in upgrades. What can I get for that?
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I'm thinking of getting a chip first... other than Bavarian, what are some good brands? Please provide the links to websites.

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Or someone suggested upgrading the camshaft... I don't know very much about cars now, but I'm trying to learn. How much of an HP boost would you get from this?
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