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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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#1 (permalink) Old 07-19-2004, 11:04 PM
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I have a 1995 325is, does it have ODBI or ODBII?

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Neither...1995 BMW's have a 20 pin connector under hood. I too have a 1995 325is (black)

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does that mean I can or cant chip it?

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Mine is a black one also, great looking car by the way.

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- Front License Plate Delete

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To answer that, I'm not totally sure...and I don't want to give you false information.

And thanks BTW I like it.


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older than 96 is odb 1 (US)

so yes you can chip it.

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so does that mean 325isbaby was wrong, when he said a 95 325 wasnt odb1? becuase i thought it was?

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Yep he was wrong. I don't think he knows what he's talking about.

95 and previous models are OBD1, 96+ models are OBD2. The newest BMW's compuer systems are too complex to reprogram the software, who knows what version it is anymore. Am I the only one who likes older cars because they are more simple?!

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Originally posted by 325isBaby@Jul 19 2004, 10:51 PM
Neither...1995 BMW's have a 20 pin connector under hood. I too have a 1995 325is (black)
That 20 pin connector doesn't determine whether or not you have OBD 1 or 2. It's simply there for diagnostics and resetting engine codes/service lights.

You have a '95 325 so you have OBD1

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Originally posted by 325isBaby@Jul 19 2004, 10:57 PM
To answer that, I'm not totally sure...and I don't want to give you false information.

And thanks BTW I like it.


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I believe he is a she.


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Originally posted by 325isBaby@Jul 19 2004, 10:57 PM
To answer that, I'm not totally sure...and I don't want to give you false information.

And thanks BTW I like it.


P.S. totally dig your signature :P
it's good to know we have some beatles fans here in the forums

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- Front License Plate Delete

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I'm more of a let it be fan.

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To answer your question....a 95 325is is a OBD1
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Nah Auto...I wish I had known this stuff before every buying a BMW. I think the 95 and older models are great, especially for tuning. I'm in the market for a 95 M3

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