Originally Posted by chromius
BTW, what happend with the timing chain guide? How did you know it was bad? (symptoms etc.) Just for reference since we have the same ride, I figure it's good info for me to know incase mine goes too.
Oh, and by the way, my girlfriend knows a guy at work who is friends with a guy who used to work on Bimmers here in Ottawa (sorry, don't know the name). Apparently he did the chain tensioner job many times on 7-series. Take that for what it's worth.