Originally Posted by 10splaya22
As someone else said, the N54 in the 135 and 335 is a great motor. After an intake, downpipes exhaust and a tune you are at about 360 whp and easily over 400 with e85. Plus you dont need to rebuild them until much higher power levels unlike like the ej's
Depending on what his age/priorities are...with the resale of STi's so high, and 135's so cheap...it's hard to resist.
The fuel pump issue is sorted from what I can tell, and WRXs/STIs are still popping motors.
I'll take the ugly 1er with the monster motor, I think. Try to show his dad he bought the wrong BMW.