View Full Version : Just gotta ASK , WHAT THE HECK IS A VANOS?

04-20-2004, 03:08 PM
now that i am chip shopping , i keep bumping in this :
engines with and without vanos???

what the hell is a Vanos?
Do I have one?? - 95 525 auto 01/95 DME -200 413

Is it a good thing or a bad thing?>?

04-20-2004, 04:22 PM
Yes, you have VANOS. It's variable valve timing, sort of like VTEC I think. It changes valve timing of the intake cam. It's a good thing, basically. More info here:


04-20-2004, 09:18 PM
thanks , good link