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Old 01-21-2012, 10:02 PM   #48
bimminge46
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Location: SE Michigan/NW Ohio
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My Ride: 323Ci, 89 325i ETA
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Originally Posted by lcoleman View Post
Hard to describe the differences, they are subtle. Check the casting number on the head, underneath the intake manifold. I can't remember where the ones on the block are, but that will tell you.

An I head swap should be revving to the I redline at 6250 if I remember right? I would sort that car quickly. Sounds like a half-finished swap. Post pics, and look at the number on the DME in the top of the glovebox.
The tach says only 5k so I wouldn't be able to tell if it goes over 6k. RealOEM says 325i 2.5L, I will check those areas. thanks

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Originally Posted by TrippinBimmer View Post
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.
He said it had a oil cooler. I will check tomorrow for that thanks.
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