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Old 03-22-2013, 09:23 AM
knfxda knfxda is offline
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Location: WPB, FL
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Mein Auto: 01 X5 4.4i
My local did the following:

Valve cover gaskets 2 X $21
Timing cover Seals 2 x $6.75
Vanos Solenoid seal 2 x $5.50
Cam sensor seal 2 x $2.00
Valve cover seal washers 22 x $0.75
Spark plugs NGK 8 @ 8.75
Parts Total: $157.00

Labor: 12.8 hours @ $90.00/hr
Total Labor: $1152.00

Total Job: $1,309.00

2001 X5 4.4i (M62 Engine)

Parts and labor for less than labor alone for only part of what I had done above. And my guy did comment that everything is more expensive with the V8. And yes, it is wedged in there!

Is your guy a BMW-only guy or a Euro- or All- Car guy? I would find a good BMW-specific independent!

Last edited by knfxda; 03-23-2013 at 11:02 AM.
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