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Old 03-31-2008, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Replacing Vanos soon..

wish me luck, ive heard its a pain in the ass, but ill be documenting the whole thing via pics and write up and vid from b4 and after...

just bought the tools from ebay..hope this goes smoovly
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Old 03-31-2008, 11:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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are you replacing or fixing? i keep hearing about a vanos fix kit thing over at the Z3 subforum on bf.c, its supposed to be really good, ill see if i can get the name of it tomorrow, or you can go search you lazy person you
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Old 04-03-2008, 01:17 AM   #6 (permalink)
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yea, picked up 2 units for cheap back when i thought i was gona have my mechanic do it...but i just bought the tools and the more doable it seems...

daniel, u will be gettin a call from me when this project is under teh way...i read that i need a extra hand to hold the cams...plus it will be easier with 2 nggrs
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im gona hold off until the second week of may, which is when the semester ends....

inthe meantime im do a compression test..
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hey do you know where to get a venos unit for cheap?
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u still lookn 4 vanos gears? i have sum for sale??
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