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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 06-15-2012, 11:19 PM
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Just ordered 6 new spark plugs, a valve cover gasket, and 4 rocker shaft plugs from Pelican Parts. Just waiting on them to arrive and I can finally do my first actual repair/maintenance check up on my car Is there any specific reason as to why Pelican Parts said I should get the rocker shaft plugs with the valve cover gasket? I'm thinking it's just might as well do it while you're in there, right?
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Old 06-16-2012, 10:34 AM
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Im doing mine now. The plugs fit in the head and look real easy to replace, so why not!
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Old 06-16-2012, 12:20 PM
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they just pull up and out after the valve cover is removed. really easy and painless. changing the plugs is harder.
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