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      10-29-2013, 07:50 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Ronnydashore View Post
For 60k miles in an engine like this those bearings look really good. Easily if that rate of wear continued, the engine would see atleast another 60k. This engine did not blow up and was working fine I am sure.
Seriously, that deep into the copper is not something that is going to yield another 60k of service life. That one rod would spin that bearing well before any additional 60k miles. See, it's stuff like this which seriously lowers the level of discourse on this forum...sadly...although most likely a post like this one is simply done to stir up flames since the poster has multiple identities along with a tainted past on the M5board under other usernames. Apparently M3post does not mind people having multiple identities on this board since they are aware of the situation.
Current Stable:
2011.5 M3 sedan 6MT, Silverstone, slicktop
2001 M5 LeMans Blue/Silverstone
2006 330i 6MT Red/black, ZSP, Nav, etc
2007 328i wagon Silver/gray