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  1. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I just joined this lovely community in hopes that someone may be able to help me figure out this problem with my newly purchased 1987 325i. After about a month of driving my completely stock e30 I decided to do a valve adjustment as the previous owner had never done one and BMW says adjust...
  2. E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    Just bought an 06 e46 m3, 30k miles and about to drive it across the country. I had the PPI done but an inspection 2 has gotta be due soon. I've heard good and bad about strictly bmw and cartender in the seattle area, wondering if there are any master techs around here i could talk to and have...
  3. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    does the 1990 e34 m30b35 engine have valve shims? I was adjusting the valves today and found 2 valve that had worn valve stem "head" issues. The top is worn down and a small center "tip" is protruding. I am unable to adjust them to the proper clearance and the eliptical adjustment will not ride...
  4. Tools and Miscellaneous
    FS: E46 M3 Shim Kit for Valve Adjustment For sale: the shim kit used for a valve adjustment. I replaced used shims with brand new ones. Even includes some used ones (seen on the bottom right) to get the valves in tighter clearances. Includes original box. $350 + shipping Located in souther...
  5. E28 (1982 - 1988)
    I'm thinking that I have the M20B27 motor that the previous owner threw an 87 325i cam into. It was a "popular" swap since the newer cam was cheaper, more readily available and it made the 528e a bit more zippy. However California Emissions inspectors turned up NOx numbers that were a bit too...
  6. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    Hi, I'm trying to do valve adjustment for my 88 325i cabrio. I did it once already, but it makes ticking noise (too loud). So, I'm going to try it again. however, i don't know how to rotate the camshaft by pushing car. When I did it, i take off radiator and fan and make a turn of vibration...
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