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Old January 27th 06, 11:44 PM posted to alt.autos.bmw
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Default E39 bore wear problem.

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> wrote:
> I was looking through What Car price guide today and I noticed it
> warned of serious bore wear problems in late 1990 cars. Surely this
> problem was with early 1990 cars. Is this a mistake?


I'd guess they're meaning the Nikasil problem. Do a search on this for
chapter and verse - but in the UK I'd ignore it. The fuel responsible
hasn't been around for many a year, and any damage caused by it would have
shown up long ago.

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