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      02-02-2014, 11:59 PM   #1
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What shop can produce valve guides?

Need new exhaust valve guides for my N45 engine. But BMW don’t provide it.

So I need to find a machine shop that can produce new ones from measurement of the old ones pressed out of the head.

Anyone have a tip on such a production company?
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VAC can do anything.. Depending where you live, there is most likely a non-automotive machine shop that you can take it to... They can do all the CAD and make it..
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Need new exhaust valve guides for my N45 engine. But BMW donít provide it.

So I need to find a machine shop that can produce new ones from measurement of the old ones pressed out of the head.

Anyone have a tip on such a production company?
Call VAC Motorsports in Philadelphia. They have CNC and other machines and make a lot of parts and have awesome supplier network as well. Steve and Mike are both great to work with.
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