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Re: Argh! My head gasket is dead... (archive)

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Posted by Quentin on October 15, 2001 at 22:34:00:

In Reply to: Argh! My head gasket is dead... posted by Bmer_boy on October 15, 2001 at 22:26:06:

Methinks the gasket kit should be around $200 US.
Then there is all the labour and oil and coolant and a head recondition.

It is ok it is only $$$$$$

Quentin
1991 535i with a fresh gasket and oil and coolant etc


Yep, it's gone... well it's still there, but it's broken and billows forth white/gray clouds of gas. I only bought my 1990 535iA 42 days ago too. Something tells me I got jipped. And now the mechanic I talked to wants you jip me too. He said it was going to be $1300 to get it fixed. Is that a rip-off or what? He said the gasket set was going to cost $500. If I'm not mistaken, can't you get gasket sets from Bavarian Autosport and Bimmer Parts Co. for about $100?





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