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Old 04-10-2015, 04:55 PM   #1
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Head removal

I have a 2004 bmw 330i . I a head removal to replace a head gasket something that I can do myself or will I have to take it to a garage to get this fixed ?
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Old 04-10-2015, 10:54 PM   #2
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You're can take the heads out but it will need to be resurfaced so that it's flat
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Old 04-11-2015, 08:12 AM   #3
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You can do it yourself, but you will need some special tools to re-assemble/re-time the engine.....would not recommend if this is your first big project
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Old 04-11-2015, 10:04 AM   #4
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You can do it yourself, but you will need some special tools to re-assemble/re-time the engine.....would not recommend if this is your first big project

Had a few medium projects but never a bmw .... So getting the timing right will be my major problem ?
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Can be difficult if this is your first bmw engine project, would not recommend doing it yourself. ...
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Old 04-14-2015, 01:21 AM   #6
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This whole forum is about doing stuff yourself.
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