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Re: Timing chain or tensioner or both (archive)

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Posted by DB on March 28, 2000 at 14:35:44:

In Reply to: Re: Timing chain or tensioner or both posted by Stevie on March 28, 2000 at 14:06:34:

: : : : My car is making the rattling sound from the chain/tensioner, I talked to a mechanic who only works on BMW's. He told me that the chain was fine and that I only needed a tensioner. Do you guys/gals think it would be o.k. to do only that part.
: : : : thanks

: : : If your car has done over a 100k I would do both. If you choose to do just the tensioner make sure you check the chain with a telescope! because if it breaks well..... I don't think the chain itself is that dear, I could be wrong though.
: : : Stevie

: : I couldn't agree more (Wise words Stevie), by the way have you forgiven me yet??

: Of course I've forgiven you, you b*****d! only kidding DB.
: Stevie.

Stevie, I thought I would give you something to look forward to, I have borrowed a digital camera from a work collegue of mine and will be taking some pics of my M3 on Saturday (hopefully post on my site Saturday evening.
I can't wait for your comments!!

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