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bmwm5lover
07-22-2003, 03:10 AM
the last time the chain was changed on my car was at 208 k's. now the car is at 265. Is it time to change, or no? How many k is the average to change the belt?

johnoz
07-22-2003, 03:12 AM
no chain here it is the belt. every 100kms or 4 years whichever comes first. Plus add the waterpump in there as well. Try dealer for this one since they are relatively cheap(er) unless you DIY plus when/if things get wrong they have warranty and you can point fingers at em.

bmwm5lover
07-22-2003, 03:13 AM
so the e30 have chain?

johnoz
07-22-2003, 03:14 AM
depends on e30. AFAIK 318s have chain 325/e/i/is have belt.

bmwm5lover
07-22-2003, 03:15 AM
ok so its a belt! thanx man! Ive got a good 30 40 k before i need to change.

nzer
07-23-2003, 07:55 AM
Originally posted by johnoz
depends on e30. AFAIK 318s have chain 325/e/i/is have belt.

yeah m20 is belt

m10 (m42? dunno) tri-chain which probably never needs to be changed