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Old Mon, Jun-18-2012, 02:40:02 PM   #18
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Default Re: DIY: Vanos hub + bolts

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Originally Posted by ///MATTY C View Post
Great job with the diy. The only difference is the step with tightening to the hub bolts as opposed to the one in tis. If I recall correctly, TIS says to tighten 2 bolts on each hub that are 180 degrees from one another to 10nm and then releasing them 90 degrees. Then the reassembly of the vanos and tightening the 3 bolts that are accessible on each hub and rotating the engine to get to the others, 14nm for this process. For others who have done either, does it matter which way is done?
Either way will work, but you do need to have two lock pins to lock the timming if you do it the way the OP did it.

Most Timming tools only come with one. It can be done with just one pin but from what I have found, youre more likely to throw off the timming.
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