I jst found out when i was changing my oil that i have a newer motor in my car. My car is a 1993 and the motor has to be newer than a 1995. Is there any way of telling what year the motor is because i would really like to know what motor it is.
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well i was changing my oil and i went to get an oil filter for a 1993 318is. when i got home i went to put the filter in, but was a lot bigger than the one inside already so i took it back and went somewhere else and i got the same thing. so the next day i went to the dealer and asked for one and it was the same thing so we asked for a newer year engine oil filter (1995 and newer) and it was the right one
you dont know if its been changed though when you bought it they never told you? becuase that seems kind of weird? maybe you were just buying the wrong oil filters from the store? is it another 318 motor or bigger?
check on the engine for a serial... also if it's 96 or newer it will actually have 1.9 litre, but will have the same power due to OBDII. Which would actually work out to your advantage if you do the OBDII to OBDI if it is indeed a 96 or newer engine.
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