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Old 05-08-2009, 06:26 PM
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Ron Stygar Ron Stygar is offline
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Mein Auto: Z4 M Coupe 6LL93033
S54 Valve Check/Adjust

BMW shows it done every Inspection.
I checked mine on the '01 Z3 M coupe around 30K and it was in spec.

Will be doing it at 30K steps along with some other things.

Engine rotation:

Before you start, be cool on the car.

Originally Posted by jmillet View Post
I use the Craftsman off-set leaf gauge, SKU 40802, price $9.99, that has blades ranging from .005" (.127mm) to .030" (.762mm). As pointed out by Ron the .007" (.178mm) and the .009" (.229mm) work for the intake valve clearance check and the .011" (.279mm) and .013" (.330mm) for the exhaust valves.
$15.84 total delivered tax and shipping.

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Last edited by Ron Stygar; 02-21-2012 at 01:22 PM.
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