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Old 01-28-2012, 10:05 PM
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Mein Auto: 1995 318is / 1993 325is
Micrometer or digital caliper? A digital caliper is good for what it's intended for, but you can't get a precise enough measurement on a crank with one. They're usually only good to half a thousandth ( 0.0005"). You need something that will measure to one ten thousandth (0.0001")

These are what you need (if you buy from HF):

The listing says it goes to one thousandth, but the pictures shows one ten thousandths graduation (what mine is, the same set).
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1995 318is "Bebe"; 1993 325is "Elvira" 1985 635CSi "Katja" 1984 633CSi "Sylvia"

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