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Old 05-25-2004, 08:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i have heard that with 328i (<1998) there is a issue with engine block. I think its called nikasil??? anyway i have heard vairous stories from people but whats the deal with this? is it something i should get checked asap?

sorry i looked in the FAQ i cnt find anything in the titles that says Nikasil issue.
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Old 05-25-2004, 09:08 AM   #2 (permalink)
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As far as I know, it only affected 92-95 V8 engines only....

Go to www.lestac.co.uk/bmw/nikasil.htm

or just type NIKASIL in the Yahoo browser...

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Oops, it your engine was probably effected... just read the above link...
Lots of good info!
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Nikasil strictly a V8 issue; nothing to worry about.....
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