03-18-2006, 02:07 AM
I am Teh Edumacator.
Join Date: May 2005
Location: ATL, London, and Barcelona
Car: 1999 Dinan 540i/6, 1995 Dinan 749
Vanos noise sounds like marbles rattling around in a coffee can, and not clicking. A totally healthy Vanos is pretty quiet--I should know, I replaced mine about 10,000 miles ago.
__________________ 1999 E39 540i/6-VF Stage 1 S/C, Dinan exhaust, Dinan strut+shock braces, Dinan ltwt flywheel + clutch, Dinan Brembo BBK, Dinan monoball, H&R Springs, Koni Yellows, M5 sways, Dinan forged 18" wheels, &c.
1995 E38 740i. Highly modded. Faster than you.
Sold 2-28-07: 1997 E36 M3/4, 8-30-05 RIP 1997 528i
Lindsay fan club member.