Thread: 525i Head
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Old 02-22-2011, 06:58 PM
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Came across a minor issue with the head. Everything thing matches perfect, including the valve cover "but" (see where pencil points) if you notice in the photos, my old head has these little holes between the valve cover suds and the rebuilt ones doesn't.
Machinist told me to just cut the little nipples off the gasket. I would order the gasket without the nipples but I'm buying the gasket set online and they have no way of telling me whether the gasket comes with those nipples or not.
I'm tempted to place the head on a drill press and drill the holes out. Doesn't look too hard and would not affect anything as the holes are very shallow.
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