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Thread: how cylinders are numbered on V8 (M60) ??

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    Default how cylinders are numbered on V8 (M60) ??

    I have the Bentley manual and I couldn find that info
    how cylinders are numbered on V8 (M60) ??

    I can only guess the number one on the front, driver side.

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    Julio
    95 530i M60 engine, Manual trans.

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    download this
    http://www.e38.org/e32/M60EngineSpecs.pdf
    http://www.bmwworld.com/engines/m60.htm


    I can only guess the number one on the front, driver side.
    Depends, if your car is RHD or LHD

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    Cylinder 1 on the m60 is the right front cylinder
    Cylinder 5 is the left front

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    us cars it's 1234 on the right and 5678 on the left starting at the front
    all america wants is cold beer warm cat and a place to take a poop with a door on it

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    Ok so then when flushing coolant www.bmwe34.net says pull drain under cyl #6... thats obviously for an l6.. wheres block plug on a V8?

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    one on each side about at the 3rd cylinder back, right side easyer to get out and is usually a plug, the left side can be a bitch and the bolt is usually sloted so you only need to back it out a few turns

    Quote Originally Posted by Jon K
    Ok so then when flushing coolant www.bmwe34.net says pull drain under cyl #6... thats obviously for an l6.. wheres block plug on a V8?
    all america wants is cold beer warm cat and a place to take a poop with a door on it

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