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Old 02-01-2013, 06:45 PM   #16
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Yes, leak stop in the coolant system can lead to not just a clogged valve but a build up of crap throughout the sytem, several flushes both straight forward and reverse can be needed. Just in case you suddenly have no heat, start there

Youll get wet over and over again for hours lol
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:09 PM   #17
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Alright so I ended up getting some more work done this weekend, just waiting on another bolt I broke, stupid vanos bolt, when re-tightening just snapped. But yeah before I get to that,

Got my self a set of solo werks s1's from dv8 performance


So removal went pretty smooth for the vanos seal replacement.

got the kit from beisan systems quality kit well worth the 70 dollars rather than the 800+ for a new vanos unit.



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Head looks like its in decent shape.



Looking at why the seals need to be replaced, that should really not be sitting like that haha.



Close up.

Andd then putting the vanos unit together went quite smooth, then when I went to tight the intake side bolt it snapped sooo, gotta wait til I get the bolt in the mail
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:47 PM   #18
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nice work thus far, but please invest $20 in a tourque wrench to avoid ^^
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:41 PM   #19
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nice work thus far, but please invest $20 in a tourque wrench to avoid ^^
If i was ripping apart the whole head and putting it back together I would just to keep it to spec but for small jobs like this its easy to feel out such torques but even with a 1/4 rachet it seemed the bolt had a lot of strain on it before because I just began to snug the bolt it from turning it in by hand so i guess its better that it broken instead while I was driving, but its fine, got the bolt out, getting another one shipped should be here this week.
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Old 03-19-2013, 01:17 PM   #20
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have you installed the solo werks ?

im not sure of your knowledge on coils , but what do you think of the kit?

thanks for feedback
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:21 PM   #21
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^ that chick is clearly warming up her daily serving of 3 sticks melted butter.

At least get the picture of her in shorts. That whooty is disgusting.
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Old 03-19-2013, 04:58 PM   #22
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have you installed the solo werks ?

im not sure of your knowledge on coils , but what do you think of the kit?

thanks for feedback
Note as of yet, but comparing these to other entry level coilovers i've seen, these are not bad, build and quality wise, when I install them I'll write a little review to help others decide if these are good for them or not.

and nice signature haha, serious doses of melted butter.
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Old 03-19-2013, 05:07 PM   #23
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Note as of yet, but comparing these to other entry level coilovers i've seen, these are not bad, build and quality wise, when I install them I'll write a little review to help others decide if these are good for them or not.

and nice signature haha, serious doses of melted butter.

cool man thanks, I might be getting myself a set in early April. Still interested in your review whenever you put it out.

Lmao thanks man . Ill probably end up taking down the sig, getting too much love and hate lol
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Old 03-19-2013, 10:21 PM   #24
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nice bro.........something tells me your brothers gonna regret giving the car away for free when he sees it all finished up!!
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Old 03-27-2013, 04:10 PM   #25
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after waiting a week for the vanos bolt to come in, I noticed quite a difference in the feel and length of the old bolts vs the new ones, so since I ordered two I swapped them both out. I should of took a picture of the old bolts too, but I just wanted to start my engine up so bad that I forgot to and placed the old bolt somewhere in the trash. But yeah if anyone is going to take on the vanos seals I think its better that you replace the bolts anyway because after 200k and 10+ years of being pulled on, the bolt will face extreme shear and tension forces on it as its always pulling against the cam, stretching the bolt and weakening it, so yeah thats just my 2 cents on this.
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Old 03-31-2013, 06:34 PM   #26
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Where did you order the bolts from? I was going to replace my seals today and then remembered this thread lol
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:05 PM   #27
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Where did you order the bolts from? I was going to replace my seals today and then remembered this thread lol
got em from bimmerspecialists, but shipping was way to much, search around you can probably find a better deal somewhere else, two bolts costed about 2 dollars with 18 dollars shipping , i just needed the bolt urgently so I ordered it anyway.
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Old 03-31-2013, 07:07 PM   #28
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got em from bimmerspecialists, but shipping was way to much, search around you can probably find a better deal somewhere else, two bolts costed about 2 dollars with 18 dollars shipping , i just needed the bolt urgently so I ordered it anyway.
I cant order them locally?
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I cant order them locally?
I went to the dealership by markham, they said they didnt carry it.
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I went to the dealership by markham, just they said they didnt carry it.
Possibly have the part number?
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