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Hi guys,im new here,im darren,from ireland,am a bmw nut,have just bought my new one,its a 1991 e34 525sport, drove lovely for the first day or 2 but now there is starting to get a reall tappety noise on tickover and when revved up the noise is also there, would this just be the valves need adjusting or could it be the timing chain?
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There is no valve adjustment on your engine. Its most likely either lifter noise or timing chain noise.

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