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      09-20-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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Intake valve cleaning possible group buy

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Looking for atleast (4) people including me that would be interested in having intake valve cleaning done on their car to help get a group buy price of $275. The intake cleaning is done using the bmw tool and walnut shell. If you want new gaskets they are added in at cost. Mechanic located in lakeland.
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      09-20-2012, 07:40 PM   #2
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Who will be ding the work?
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      09-20-2012, 07:44 PM   #3
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Ahem, 275 tell me when and where
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      09-20-2012, 07:45 PM   #4
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Who will be ding the work?
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LivinLife31 does fantastic work on our valves if you were looking for a local member to carry out the cleaning
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      09-20-2012, 07:52 PM   #5
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Hes a mechanic that does part time work from home. He has the bmw tool and is very peofessional. The price is killer.
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Need four cars. Sounds like goofyguy is in so 3 more and its locked in!!!
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      09-20-2012, 07:57 PM   #7
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cant be a Friday or Saturday for me as work calls. Other than that Im in. Id want a gasket set, just in case. Also as long as he doesnt mind my entire self in his way the whole time! I like to be part of anything done to my cars. Heck mounted my own tires yesterday, first time using that machine.

Also when in the future, need to get catchcan before this.
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      09-20-2012, 08:06 PM   #8
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Weekends work goofyguy!
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      09-20-2012, 08:14 PM   #9
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He told me that you get 14 digital pictures as well sent via email.. Odometer in/out and before after pics of each intake runner
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Just need 4 people to agree and schedule a date and time. No money up front!
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Anybody have some before and after pics?

I took my intake manifold off to change out my starter, and even at 100K miles, my valves, though never cleaned, were absolutely spotless.
Just curious what other folk's intake valves look like that they need walnut blasting.
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I'm interested!
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Anybody have some before and after pics?

I took my intake manifold off to change out my starter, and even at 100K miles, my valves, though never cleaned, were absolutely spotless.
Just curious what other folk's intake valves look like that they need walnut blasting.
you post this statement multiple times, and multiple times i wonder why no one has told you this.

N52 engines, like the one in your car, are not direct injected. therefore, gasoline washes over the valves and keeps them clean.

you never need your valves cleaned.
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Yes this issue is for DI engines.

Two people are IN!
Two slots left for this killer deal!!!!
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PM me to lock in your slot!
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Yup Im in, but like I said Ill be there the whole time harassing him. Any day but Friday/Saturday is good to go.
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      09-21-2012, 09:04 AM   #17
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I'm in as well. I don't want to go first though
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      09-21-2012, 09:09 AM   #18
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He has done this many times before and owns a 335 as well. No worries hes legit. Im going first anyway

Three in!!!
Only one more needed to lock this price in!
More than four can join and get this price!
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I'm in too, But not the first round Any pics from the past cleaning?
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Is there a possibility to do it somewhere in South Florida either this time or a next? If YES, then I am in.
Thanks,
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Ill post pics this weekend! Sounds like we got four!!!!!!
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      09-21-2012, 10:44 AM   #22
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Excellent price, if he does another round in November then I'm definitely in.
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