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Old 11-23-2011, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
Costco (also amazon dot com) sells a fiberoptic camera for $130
In this thread, the Costco variant we found was more expensive than that:
- How to siphon the fuel out of the tank (1)

But, we did find it at Walmart for $50 less than at Costco.

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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
Octane 87 does not do this.
I agree.

This may help explain what an octane rating indicates:
- Engine fuel octane (1)

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Originally Posted by cn90 View Post
it could be a blocked CCV.
If so, the OP may wish to test his CCV:
- How to test the crankcase ventilation (aka CCV, CVV, PCV, CPV, & OSV) pressure regulating valve system (1)

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Originally Posted by jarhed1964 View Post
I figured the CCV had something to do with it, even though no usual CCV symptoms show.
In addition, these may help the OP solve the problem:
- CCV system overhaul (M54,M54,M54,M54, & M54 observations) (M52,M52) (M52TU) (M62,M62) ('99 528i) ('98 528i); usually replaced with the insulated CCV upgrade (1).

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Originally Posted by jarhed1964 View Post
I'm going to heed his rant and never use 87 again in either E39.
It's great you're thinking about this.

Here is more information to help you make good decisions:
- "The Gasoline FAQ" & top-tier gas stations (1)

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