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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-06-2005, 10:34 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone know where I can find a decently priced Timing chaing kit for my 91 318is the chain hasn't went but its starting to slap the case with 229,000 miles its to be expected but dealer wants 400.00 bucks for one and thats pretty steep so if anyone knows let me know thanks
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I'm pretty sure no one sells a timing chain kit so your going to have to piece it together yourself
Upper timing cover gasket set 11141721919
Lower timing cover gasket set 11141721802
Front profile gasket (NOT the infamous one!) 11141247837
Rocker cover gasket set (only if the existing ones are old - they will withstand removal while the rubber is soft) 11121721876 profile gasket, 11121721475 spark plug chamber seal - lollipop shape, 3 off 11121721476 spark plug chamber - O shape)
Timing chain 11311247160
Crankshaft sprocket 11211247338
Camshaft sprockets (2 off) 11311721887
Front crankshaft oil seal 11141439570
Thermostat housing gasket 11531721172
Tensioner guide rail 11311727342
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If your timing chain tensioner is more than 4 years old you should replace it too - 11311743187 with its sealing washer 07119963355
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Check out http://www.autohausaz.com for good prices and great service!

For example, the chain itself is only $50. You are already at the "free shipping" point


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