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Old 11-30-2012, 10:58 PM
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Mein Auto: 2004 330Ci ZHP 3 pedals
Brings back memories !

Old-school engine-builder`s nostalgic trivia:

I always spot-brazed the oil pickup to its tube to avoid any possible disasters in the future. I`ve filed a few ring gaps as well....used to take care to stagger the gaps around the piston, later on, observed that after a few thousand miles, they always seem to line up over the wristpin anyway....
Viva la Plastiguage !

P.S.: Thanks for sharing....hope it runs like a bat out of Hell
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