4870Re: rebuilt engine break-in
- Dec 10, 2006--- In bmwe28@..., Guy DiCesare <guydicesare2000@...>
> Thanks. 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
> > me
> > > the correct break-in procedure (I have to assume
> > for the moment that
> > a
> > > 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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engine to make you think it needed a rebuild or replacement? How far
have you driven it since you picked it up? How is it compared to
before the work was done?
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