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Old 10-24-2007, 08:24 AM
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Valve Adj.

I have an 87 535i and need to know if the valve adjustment on my car is hard and what goes into doing it. Thanks
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Old 11-05-2007, 01:23 PM
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The first step is to get a Bentley Manual. This will walk you through the process. http://www.amazon.com/BMW-5-Service-...4297790&sr=8-1


You will need a new valve cover gasket. You need a couple special tools: something to move the eccentric ( small allen wrench or some bent coat hanger should work), and a feeler gauge.

I have yet to perform one on my 535is but from I've read about the procedure it doesn't seem too difficult.
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Old 11-11-2007, 05:57 AM
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Go here and it gives very detailed instructions plus there is a wealth of information there too!

http://www.mye28.com/viewtopic.php?t=28172

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