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Old 01-21-2012, 09:56 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by bimminge46 View Post
So i ended up buying the car for a great price. The owner told me it was a 2.7L with a I head. Redline starts around 4250k then ends at 5k I typed in the VIN on real OEM and it states its a 325i 2.5L. Is there any visual differences between the 2.7 and the 2.5? I will post pictures tomorrow.
Check passenger side where the filter is at. 2.7l will not have a oil cooler.

Also, can check the water pump pulley. Check the diameter of the pulley.
2005 AW/IR M3
MaximumPSI Stage4
993whp/651wtq SAE Corrected

2005 JB/BLK 330i ZHP
NA Bolt-ons
207whp/216wtq SAE Corrected

1996 BLU/BLK M3
NA Bolt-ons
235whp/225wtq SAE Corrected

1988 SETA 325I
NA Bolt-ons
165whp/160wtq SAE Corrected

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