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Old 12-08-2011, 07:43 PM
jarhed1964 jarhed1964 is offline
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Originally Posted by bobdmac View Post
Did you see 540Alex's epic thread? It has an embedded video of him re-installing valve spring retainers:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=IIR-CYQ6zIA


A good closeup starts at about 1:03.
Thats good stuff!

I didn't realize that the 540 springs were in a "well" like that. The 528i springs are sitting above the base with no well around them. What was the reasoning behind the shims? To give more compression to the valve springs?
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