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Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-04-2011, 06:53 AM
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Posted By v8thumper
Good idea; but you might do a mock-up first......

Good idea; but you might do a mock-up first... measure the total length of studs as they sit in the block now, from the deck (NOT top of dowel) to top of stud. Let's say you've got 3", duplicate...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 03-03-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,468
Posted By v8thumper
mmmmmm, fresh motor :beerchug:

mmmmmm, fresh motor :beerchug:
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-25-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,468
Posted By v8thumper
cpnwrench, Thank you for your service! Men...

cpnwrench,

Thank you for your service! Men like YOU sacrifice so much of yourselves to protect and defend Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness for my family and I. I am forever in your...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-24-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,468
Posted By v8thumper
Hey Rick. I didn't have to mess with swapping...

Hey Rick. I didn't have to mess with swapping camshafts as the head Papa bought was only very slightly used and ready-to-run (like I said previously, great score). Indeed; with your lifters having...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-23-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,468
Posted By v8thumper
I'll go back and browse it when I've got a few...

I'll go back and browse it when I've got a few minutes, but it sure seems like you're on the right track. I did use loctite on the valvetrain and timing fasteners; peace of mind. Do be cautious as...
Forum: E34 (1989 - 1995) 02-23-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,468
Posted By v8thumper
Hey guys, sorry to be so late to the party. ...

Hey guys, sorry to be so late to the party.

I just recently finished replacing an M50 head on my Papa-in-law's 525i for the exact same reason Rick is; all cracked up. Papa's car has 255k miles...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-23-2011, 08:32 AM
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Views: 468
Posted By v8thumper
howdy y'all

well, I don't own a BMW... but my Papa-in-law does. Long story short, I'm an old broken down mechanic/crew chief/competitor, Papa is retired, and a few weeks ago Papa's '91 525i (with 255k miles!)...
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