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Old 05-22-2007, 10:36 PM
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Mein Auto: 98 540i/6
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Originally Posted by dmako View Post
Yes 'we' did all the labor. My buddy is a mechanic. Did it in about 7 hours of which 4 were bull $hiting. Would take around 3-4 hours.
my record for changing out the water pump (the biggest PITA part) was an hour and a half... from breaking the fan off the pump to Airlifting the system.

yeah... no fun included. just blew thru the whole disassembly and reinstall all at once... nonstop.


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But it didn't fix my VANOS cold idle issue, oh well.
your vanos issue is with the $h|t seal BMW uses in there. check the FAQ for the techincal thread on Roadfly about it.
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