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    Quote Originally Posted by TT2K View Post
    Hi Guys,

    Will this work on my 318is (M44?) i hear a metallic sound when the engine is cold around 2k revs, i presumed it to be the tappets but this sounds like its worth a shot.

    Thanks in advance
    No - different engine design all together.

    You need to change your cam chain tensioner (£18 from GSF + really easy job) and in the unlikely even it is not that you will need to change the cam chain guides (big job).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zircon View Post
    No - different engine design all together.

    You need to change your cam chain tensioner (£18 from GSF + really easy job) and in the unlikely even it is not that you will need to change the cam chain guides (big job).
    Many thanks zircon, hope your right, i'll give it a go next weekend
     
     

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    excellent advice guide
     
     

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