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Old 06-21-2007, 04:52 PM
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Cervan Cervan is offline
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... this isnt that hard. check your chain stretch. if its over 4 degrees change it. the rattle you are talking about is that your only running on 3 or maybie even 2. at idle it sorta jumps around correct? i would take the head off and inspect the cylinders. my 240d started usuing a gallon of oil every day. so i took the heads off sure enough there was significant scoring of the cylinder walls and rings were in some serious need of help.
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1981 240d (engine donor 1983 240d) recently rebuilt engine hurray! - No more.. fought a tree and the tree won.

pearl black 1983 240d 4speed (Converted!@$$%) atleast the tranny was rebuilt.
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