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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 10-07-2009, 02:24 PM
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Exclamation valve guide help

hey guys, new to the forum, in the middle of an engine swap, need some help
does anyone know where i could find some cheap valve guides?? i really cant find any under $8, im looking for around 3-5 dollars per valve guide, thanks!
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Old 10-07-2009, 02:34 PM
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hey guys, new to the forum, in the middle of an engine swap, need some help
does anyone know where i could find some cheap valve guides?? i really cant find any under $8, im looking for around 3-5 dollars per valve guide, thanks!
$8 is a pretty good price?
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Old 10-07-2009, 02:37 PM
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$8 is a pretty good price?
yea but thats money i cant spend, i found some for $1.75, $3 but they are not being sold anymore. i just want the cheapest
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Old 10-07-2009, 02:39 PM
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yea but thats money i cant spend, i found some for $1.75, $3 but they are not being sold anymore. i just want the cheapest
shouldnt have wasted your money on the AC Schnitzer badge then if your worried about this price.. you must have picked up the new engine for $10?
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:20 PM
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hmm you make a good point i'll let you know how it goes haha the AC Shnizter badge was a dollar btw!
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:27 PM
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hmm you make a good point i'll let you know how it goes haha the AC Shnizter badge was a dollar btw!
i could have brought a pepsi with that! you could probably find the guides cheaper online but then youll have to pay shipping so it cancels out
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i could have brought a pepsi with that! you could probably find the guides cheaper online but then youll have to pay shipping so it cancels out
well thats what im here asking, if anyone knows any place online????
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Old 10-07-2009, 05:16 PM
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have you checked bavarian auto?
or ebay?
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:16 AM
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ebay has nothing, bavauto charges $24 each, i need 12...

rockauto doesnt carry valve guides, go figure. anywhere else?
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Old 10-08-2009, 08:36 AM
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look at the site sponsor list and go through those...
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Old 10-08-2009, 09:24 AM
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