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      05-17-2019, 11:36 PM   #67
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You would think with N20 engine failures they would be done using that engine. Or did BMW fix the defects?
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You would think with N20 engine failures they would be done using that engine. Or did BMW fix the defects?
I believe BMW fixed the timing chain issue in 2014/2015.
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      05-18-2019, 01:50 AM   #69
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You would think with N20 engine failures they would be done using that engine. Or did BMW fix the defects?
They stopped using the N20 in 2017 and now use the B48 which doesn't have timing chain issues. Also fixed the N55 charge pipe issue with the B58
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      05-18-2019, 02:08 AM   #70
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I believe BMW fixed the timing chain issue in 2014/2015.
N20 production 01/15 and on received the updated timing chain.
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So there is actually more of a chance to get more hp out of a 330 then a 335 in my opinion
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      11-18-2019, 07:09 PM   #71
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similar situation, I own 420i with n20 b20 and thinking to add

catted sport DP (don't want to fail emissions)
FMIC with hard charge pipes.
and bm3 stage 1 (want to be extra safe)

I wanted to return my car and get some 335i, however, they won't accept my car if the receiving value is higher than the 50% of the value of the new car, so I'd have to go for an M3 or something as the 4 series is still valued high in CR.

However the driving and style of the car makes up for the lack of power, I hope my mods will make it better
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I am on my second 320i. I agree with most of the posts, it’s a fun, economical car. You won’t be winning many races, but you will enjoy the ride ! I just did the JB+ and felt like this perked things up a bit.
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I agree with most of the posts, it’s a fun, economical car. You won’t be winning many races, but you will enjoy the ride !
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N20 production 01/15 and on received the updated timing chain.
Correcting myself as n20/n26ís produced up to 02/2015 are covered under the 7/70 warranty. From what I read it seems that the 03/2015 and on received the updated parts.
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So there is actually more of a chance to get more hp out of a 330 then a 335 in my opinion
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It's funny that some people consider that a 320i is not an "enthusiast" car yet back in the days when bimmer were regarded as "true driving machines" they were all 4 cylinders with significant less power than a 320i.
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It's funny that some people consider that a 320i is not an "enthusiast" car yet back in the days when bimmer were regarded as "true driving machines" they were all 4 cylinders with significant less power than a 320i.
1991 318is is a fun car. Stripped down but you could rev the living daylights out of that M42.
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I would get a refurbished 328 or 335 for the same or less money than new or used 320.
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One more thing about the 320i.... it lighter than a 330i
320i does not have a folding rear seat back. The 320i is very tossable!
Very responsive.
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