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Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-22-2017, 03:37:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By BobInIndy
Do I remove black coating on Schrick cams?

Brand new Schrick cams have a dull plasticky looking coating on the cam lobes. Is it designed to help break in? Leave it? Clean it off? No darn directions
Thanks
Bob
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-22-2017, 01:53:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Re: Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

So, to update this thread. I pulled the cams , trays and lifters. Two are collapsed on the intake side this time. But now, a new finding. The thrust surface at the front part of the cam has been...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Fri, Aug-18-2017, 04:19:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Re: Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

I do appreciate the comments about running a quart over, and ticking being common with these cars, especially from someone running an S 54 pump and pan. However, what I'm experiencing is not just...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-15-2017, 10:26:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Re: Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

I'm leaning towards the re ground cams, but Todd H with the company says others don't have this problem. I used the Racing Riot cams because they work with stock springs, good reports about...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Tue, Aug-15-2017, 01:41:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Re: Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

Thanks , guys for the ideas. I hope the oil pump is ok, too
Bob
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-14-2017, 11:34:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Re: Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

Thanks for the idea. That thought did enter my mind. I would think, however, that others with those cams would've experienced the same problem. Has anyone who could post here?

Bob
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Mon, Aug-14-2017, 01:56:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,458
Posted By BobInIndy
Collapsed lifters- bad cam trays? Or VAC S54 oil pan upgrade?

Has anyone had worn cam trays cause their lifters to tick, and ultimately to collapse? Maybe I'm reaching here, but I'm at wits end.

My 156,000 mile S52 began ticking after a hard run at HPDE...
Forum: E36 M3 (1992-1999) Wed, Apr-13-2016, 01:54:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By BobInIndy
Suggestions for Schrick manifold gasket

Just picked up a used Schrick intake manifold, but no gaskets. I'm primarily concerned about the one that mates to the head. Any suggestions for the material? Any chance someone has an old used one...
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