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    Default valve adjustment tool?

    is there anything i can use to substitute buying the tool with? nobody in my area has one

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    Default Valve adjustment tool

    Anything with a 3mm (0.120") diameter should work, i.e. a nail with the tip filed blunt, end of a drill bit, etc. I happened to have some wire laying around the exact diameter so made a set with different bends in them:





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    gale
    92 735i 5-spd, turbo project finally underway!


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    i use a allen wrench, i can't remember the size at the moment
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    easy enough, just bent some 3mm nails

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