4869Re: [bmw e28] Re: rebuilt engine break-in
- Dec 10, 2006Thanks. unfortunately, this guy isn't returning phone
calls or emails for over 2 weeks. A detailed receipt
was supposed to be left in the car but, of course, was
not. Think I'm on my own with the break-in. I'm
currently on an island in Alaska and he's in
--- pld1952 <pld1952@...> wrote:
> --- In bmwe28@..., "guydicesare2000"____________________________________________________________________________________
> <guydicesare2000@...> wrote:
> > I recently had a 3.5 litre engine rebuilt on my 88
> 535is. It was
> > supposed to be replaced with a 30K used engine but
> the mechanic
> > decided to rebuild my 250K engine instead....
> without telling me.
> > It's truly unbeleivable.
> > Anyway, I will be reunited with the car next
> week. Can anyone tell
> > the correct break-in procedure (I have to assume
> for the moment that
> > rebuild was actually done, although I have my
> doubts). Any help would
> > be appreciated. Thanks.
> Tell them you want a compression and cylinder
> leakage report on this
> rebuild. Also make sure the invoice has a detail
> list of parts (not a
> lump some) If it was a rebuild there should be
> plenty of parts. As far
> as the break in - they should be telling you how
> they want it broke
> in. Also I would take it somewhere else that can be
> trusted and let
> them tell you if it looks like its a rebuild, and
> have them do a
> compression and leakage test.
> Good luck
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