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Old 06-25-2000, 09:48 AM
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Don't stop there!! If the upper rail is broken so goes the lower two rails!! Some one had just replaced chain on 16V engine in the car I just bought. Both lower rails were broken when I pulled the pan & front cover. Also the distributor drive gear was worn out! This takes about 10-12 hrs & requires special tools. How long since last valve clearance check. The 16V requires a special chain tensioner. All of a sudden you are spending over $1000 but if you don't they it's going to cost a lot more!!

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ASE MASTER TECHNICIAN
27 YEARS DEALER M.B. Shopforeman
190E 2.3 ITS RACECAR
1986 190E 16V

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