Although the 3-series wagon is offered in five configurations in Europe—318i, 320i, 328i, 320d, and 330d—U. You may also have noticed that we've been just as guilty of these incorrect observations as others, and perhaps even more than most, since we think wagons make a lot more sense in most applications than do sport-utes. Dane, don't want to hijack this post, but does all of this cooling system info apply to the 01 cars as well? Brake lines whose anticorrosion layer is found to be damaged as a result of contact with the oil line will be replaced. The other critical factor is giving the driver the sense of the car as an extension of his or her will, the trait that separates the sharks from the cows in the car biz. There are many reports of cracked or torn subframe mounting points. The exhaust sensor is usually the first to fail and that occurs often right around 100K miles. Another thing to consider is that because its for your gf, she might enjoy a convertible instead of a sedan.
It's more expensive to maintain that domestic and some imports but you can't beat the German quality. Meanwhile, the interior featured rounded and padded edges for better safety. Summary On certain sport utility vehicles, there is a plastic carrier to which the oil filter housing is attached. I roamed the lot for at least 20 mins and no one asked it I needed help. The third generation E36, which was produced from 1990 until 2000, had more of an executive feel. The rest of us think Webster has been spending too much time in racing seats and, further, that this Bimmer's buckets are consistent with those offered elsewhere in Bimmerdom, which is to automatically award high marks for support and comfort. Nice overall design -- a nice looking car that still looks good.
These replacement modules contain an air bag inflator that may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. If the tires are not aligned correctly, it can lead to uneven tire wear. So as much as we'd prefer the extra thrust of the bigger six, we think the performance of the 2. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Over time, this carrier could sag slightly. Could be a Z3, a coupe, could almost be a 5-series! This is typically measured in liters 3. From the cockpit, it's hard to tell what model you're in.
The same goes for the firmer suspension tuning. What you might not expect, however, is how small a performance price you'll pay for the expanded cargo capacity. What you might not expect, however, is how small a performance price you'll pay for the expanded cargo capacity. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. Also, be sure to have the tire and wheel assemblies aligned and balanced every after tire change.
SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. However, the truth is that all this nattering about the wagon revival is distinctly parochial. If there's a weakness here, it's cargo capacity. They weren't slow and they worked very smoothly. The manager said I was wasting his time and that he was not going to sell me anything. Although this is the biggest 3-series wagon yet, it has the smallest cargo hold of the three Euro players contending in this realm, seats up or folded flat. Kaboom - a hose or expansion tank blows.
Regardless of mileage, at that age, the car needs a new radiator, overflow tank, thermostat and housing, water pump and hoses. From the cockpit, it's hard to tell what model you're in. The engine is solid and if you get one with a rebuilt or new transmission you should be good to go until you have to replace shocks and brakes. An interim notice will be mailed to owners in August 2014. When disassembled, you further damage them. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter.
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So let's take a look at the tangibles. A head gasket is a really expensive fix, as the head needs skimming if the gasket has gone, which requires moderate engine disassembly. The first 323i had 141hp engine, fairly powerful for a compact executive car at that time. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. Along with the convertible, the wagon represents the completion of the latest renewal of the regular 3-series lineup, a makeover that began with the rollout of the sedans for 1999. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. The damaged area could weaken to the point where a sudden loss of air from the tire could occur.