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      11-21-2013, 11:16 PM   #34
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Drives: 2011 E90 M3,1994 Euro E36 M3/4
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Originally Posted by gobuffs
Shame on my for not getting compression numbers on this motor. Looking at needing sleeves and a fully built bottom end. Car sat for 6 months before I bought it. One theory is the ring rusted to the cylinder bore. Another theory is cylinder wash from a stuck open injector. Result is same....low compression....unboreable block....needs sleeves, etc etc etc. This is cylinder 2 BTW, not one of the ones with really bad bearings.
You should be able to bore the engine! There is 2+mm of material that can be removed from the bores!
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