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      03-12-2013, 03:02 AM   #1
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Walnut Valve intake cleaning

I know we had some interest in that, but I guess it died down, shoot me a text if you guys are interested and we can get a group deal going!

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This was on one of our local forum members cars last week

It truly works wonders
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      03-12-2013, 11:21 AM   #2
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Did wonders on the E82!
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Who would be doing the work?
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Who would be doing the work?
a good friend of mine, that usually works on all of my friends cars. I trusted the guy to do my susupension, walnut blasting, and maintenance. On my 325i and my 135i.

He can also be vouched by many others on here. Hes trying to start up the funds for his own garage, so he can easily meet you at his place or yours, whatevers easier.

We all know how expensive valve cleaning is if we go through a shop or dealership too. They also do a spotty job

But shoot me a text!
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walnut blasting works wonders
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Any kind of nutt blasting works wonders......
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i suppose...
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i suppose...
U missed my joke
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U missed my joke
oh no i got it lol. just chose to ignore it.
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As far as I know, there are different methods to do the walnut blasting. Which one does your friend use?
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U missed my joke
oh no i got it lol. just chose to ignore it.
Well I laughed anyway
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As far as I know, there are different methods to do the walnut blasting. Which one does your friend use?
i believe it is the walnut blasting gun
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Does he have the high pressure vacuum that slips over the valves as well?
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I'm having the procedure done this coming Thursday with the guy Andy is recommending. I will post before and after pics. If you run a tune on your car (which accelerates the carbon deposits left on the valves) and have more than 30K, this is possibly the best thing you can do to preserve the performance of your car. My car has 66,xxx miles with JB2. At first it was great, but then I started to notice hesitation, especially under heavy load/boost. I took it to BMW Seattle and BMW Northwest, and both quoted me $800+ for walnut de-carb.

As you can imagine, I can't wait to drive the car after the procedure, as most who had the service done said that the difference was night and day.
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I'm interested as well. In for more details =)
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I am interested, but would like to see more details and before/after pics.

Andy, what is the expected group buy price?
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I am interested, but would like to see more details and before/after pics.

Andy, what is the expected group buy price?
hit me up on facebook serge. But before and after detail pix will be taken tomorrow night!!
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Andy, did you post up the pictures on FB yet? I can't see it on my stupid smart-phone (yeah my workplace banned FB from work computer). I am game for WB.
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Andy, did you post up the pictures on FB yet? I can't see it on my stupid smart-phone (yeah my workplace banned FB from work computer). I am game for WB.
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yeah im about to post it now, and on here as well.
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yeah im about to post it now, and on here as well.
Whats the price?
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Wow that is insane how dirty those valves get
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I'll be looking to get this done here in the next couple of months, I'll probably give him a call.
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