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Old 08-19-2008, 01:04 PM   #16
sluflyer06
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Location: St. Louis, MO
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E30 318is

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Originally Posted by charliew View Post
Cutting the stems seems to be a normal repair. We ground the inside of the buckets to fit. I don't know if they will be too soft but we tried it anyway as I couldn't figger out how to precisely cut the stems. The valve train clearances haven't gotten any louder so far.
Everything with the clearances was sorted out by using the correct buckets. I was told u could cut the stems but only very very little or you will cut off the hardened portion of the tip.
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