Click to go to Forum Home Click to go to maXbimmer Home

Go Back   maXbimmer Forums > Specific Regional Topics > Ontario
User Name
Password


Welcome to Maxbimmer.com!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 03-08-2011, 04:43 PM   #1
got_beamer?
1st Gear Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Niagara Falls
Posts: 5
e36 318 VS 325.....

OK besides the obvious power difference, what are any differences ?

I would prefer a 325 6 cylinder but just cant seem to find many ....lots of 318 4 bangers though.

Are the 4 cyl's still a fun car ?......what can you guys tell me ?
got_beamer? is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 06:47 PM   #2
tg07lq
4th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: St Catharines
Posts: 792
i have a 325 and like it, would like to move to a 328 or swap a 318 coupe shell .
__________________
4cyl autotragic woes...
tg07lq is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 07:49 PM   #3
325isdan
5th Gear Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: GTA
Posts: 1,095
Same car just smaller engine, and a good change of having a lsd rear end where that is not available on most other E36 except the M. I love my 318.
325isdan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 08:05 PM   #4
blk3
4th Gear Member
 
blk3's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Oshawa On Canada
Posts: 815
i have a 325 with lsd, great on gas. not as good as a 318 would be though, decent power (i like the way 3rd gear pulls) comfortable to drive long distances and handle really good. what more do you want? I really like my car thats for sure. its been very good
__________________
blk3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 08:13 PM   #5
got_beamer?
1st Gear Newbie
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Niagara Falls
Posts: 5
so basically i mean if i can afford and find a 325 6 cylinder then do that, but a 318 would still be cool......i did see the supercharger kits..bit out of my price range but very sweet candy, lol
got_beamer? is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 08:27 PM   #6
bmwconnect
BMW Tuner
 
bmwconnect's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 892
forget the SC kits... $1500 later, a turbo, a mild tune, basicly slicks, LSD, and you get this with your 318 \/
http://www.youtube.com/user/bearsbmw.../1/M38uEQetPKU

Last edited by bmwconnect; 03-08-2011 at 08:33 PM.
bmwconnect is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2011, 10:53 PM   #7
agentM
Detailer, tint, Chipguard
 
agentM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: toronto
Posts: 149
I had both in back in the days. 325 is much smoother and 318 is lack of power. If you are not looking for power, 318 is a pretty good car to drive.
agentM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.