Originally posted by SickFinga
Julian, I read somewhere that Nikasil problem no longer a problem. New gas does affect those blocks in anyway.
So if previous owner used premium gas for the rest of the engine life, it is not a problem at all
Thats why you really are taking a chance,you never know what the previous owner put in the fuel tank.I remeber i always wanted an E34 540i/6spd but i remeber after reading an article on the nikasil problem i got worried and went with a E36 instead.