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Old 01-24-2013, 06:42 PM
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Originally Posted by E39project View Post
You know my advantage is that I'm in a parts business I have a lot of E39 parts they sitting there I can always swap the easy things my only concern is internal engine parts which are going to cost me a lot of labor. I am mechanicly inclined I own a shop where we part out bmws but I won't try and mess with the tensioners I will also need to set it on timing.

Here are the list of things I've done my self so far.

1.spark plugs and coils.
2.Fan clutch and blade.
3.Valve cover gasket.
4.Replaced the boot that goes to the throttle body.
I also replaced the air box intake into a cold air intake I kinda feel like putting back the original but the noise that one makes is so cool growls when I give it gas.
You're ahead of the curve for sure but like most will suggest, get the mechanical bugs out of the way before the appearance mods and then you'll have a real keeper.
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