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3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

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Old 10-19-2004, 06:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi all!

My 316 Compact seems to accelerate slowly from start. I try my might and slam down the pedal but it is still slow... However, it is ok during crusing... What can I do about it?

The BMW plugs are dual electrode... Can I use a single electrode plug?

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Old 10-19-2004, 07:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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the 316 isnt particularly fast anyway, its not the biggest of engines

low end on the BMW's isnt anything special so ive read, get it into 3000+ and youll notice more rapid acceleration.

as for sparks not a clue
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yeah yeah yeah, ok now it's time for some serious advice:

basically i would advise you to get under the hood with an axle grinder & a socket set, get that engine out then shoe-horn in a 6L twin turbo conversion you (preferably) have already made.

Then add some nitrous.

You should notice some change in your 0-60 time....



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