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Old 09-24-2002, 09:15 PM
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the engine has sophisticated variable valve timing / computer controlled spark advance. if the timing chain were not aligned at assembly i think you would definitely know. i don't think it would even operate properly - maybe the techs can weigh in on that.

to give you an idea how common this is check out this thread: m104 optimum temps
1993 300e-2.8
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