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Hi many of you read the story of my cousin hitting first gear instead of second and blew up my 98 323ic so I hae a 2.8 out of a 97 that was suppose to run good, and have 72,000 miles, put it in and started up. Still missing a few wires, but started it up, it seems to idle/rev very smooth, but it has a really loud ticking/ maybe rattling sound, my guess is the liters but I've heard many different thing on this, it is not a knock for sure a ticking but how is a good way to tell where it is coming from? And are the lifters. Pretty big job?


One last thing is how much would a head job cost? Old engine had 3 valves shot through 2 piston and rest are bent I think
 

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You would have to call a machine shop about the head work.

I would google e36 vanos noise and see if that is what you are hearing.
 
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