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Old 11-28-2010, 06:26 PM   #1
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Post Where to get COMPRESSION TEST done?

I have a 1995 BMW 540i. I would like to get the compression test done. Where should i go and how much am i looking for to spend? Thanks
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:27 PM   #2
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anywhere from 90 to 200 depending on a shop
every mechanic can do the test
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Old 11-28-2010, 06:29 PM   #3
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usually 30min-1.0 hour. depending on shop rate.

I think I've had 14 bmw's in 4 years.
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1 89 325i vert grey - parts
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1 87 325i vert -red - keepin
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latest addition 1 89-325i vert - white -fixin/sold
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Old 11-29-2010, 12:09 AM   #4
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Or you can spend $20 on the gauge and do it in no more then 30min...
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Old 11-29-2010, 11:38 AM   #5
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Or you can spend $20 on the gauge and do it in no more then 30min...
+1 great tool to add to your arsenal. Get one with the adaptors for multiple sizes. Saved me, more then once, from buying a bad seadoo or snowmobile.

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