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Thread: why would this tool be used on a V12 M70 engines?

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    Default why would this tool be used on a V12 M70 engines?

    Petrol Engine Timing Tool - BMW M40/M43/M70/M73 Sealey VSE118


    http://www.justoffbase.co.uk/Petrol-...-Sealey-VSE118

    I learned though that the M73 is used on a Roll Royce

    Is the M40 similar to the M70?

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    yes,
    Suitable for setting the camshaft in the timed position on BMW M40/M43/M70/M73 petrol engines.
    Camshaft alignment tool for BMW M40/M43/M70/M73 petrol engines.
    Contents: Camshaft Setting Plate, Locking Pin

    For V 12 engines you must have 2 blocks and the locking pin for this procedure

    http://www.zdmak.com/wbstore/main.as...CTMP=1&LowCt=0

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    OP: M70 is SOHC - thats a "cam lock" tool for an SOHC motor.

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