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Mikester
06-30-2003, 12:26 AM
i wanna get the performance chip from djcontra, so i need to know :)

jeremy
06-30-2003, 12:40 AM
obdII

Bigbore
06-30-2003, 01:39 AM
yup every car from 96 on is OBD2

Mikester
06-30-2003, 02:51 PM
thanks guys

MP328
06-30-2003, 11:06 PM
not true!!!!!

328power has a '96 328i and it is a OBD I

and i am not sure how u can tell which one it is, so be carefull!!

Jon@Bimmersport
06-30-2003, 11:08 PM
it should go by production date, so check yours it might be on the computer also jus make sure..and sdearch on the net

good luck

///deni-boy///
06-30-2003, 11:53 PM
Some ppl have newer cars that are OBDI, but thats only because they switched it from OBDII.

Jon@Bimmersport
07-01-2003, 03:37 AM
Originally posted by ///deni-boy///
Some ppl have newer cars that are OBDI, but thats only because they switched it from OBDII.

wow i never would have thought of that!

lol sorry..jus had to

mike, any luck? you can give Mark D a call hes in t.o and he can help you out!

djcontra
07-01-2003, 04:01 AM
You might be able to tell by the curvature of the intake manifold.
It takes a bit of a keen eye to spot it, but when you know what to look for it's easy.

OBDI style

http://www.gemmotorcars.com/images/93bmw2745/mr2.jpg

OBDII style (sharper curve on the intake manifold)

http://photos2.ebizautos.com/698/47748_21.jpg