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Why would it be??? (archive)

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Posted by Lincoln on June 19, 2000 at 11:47:30:

In Reply to: Re: Overrev problems posted by Slick///M3 on June 19, 2000 at 10:52:00:

The obvious reason for building an 'Interference' engine is for timing belt breakage. Since the current engines have a chain (which rarely breaks) and the old belted BMW engines were NOT 'Interference' (I know this from personal experience!!!)...My answer (still a guess) is NO, the current E36 M3 motor is NOT an interference design!!!


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