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Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 17:06:56 GMT
From: Bill Bradley <senator2nospamAMearthlink.net>
Subject: Re: Returning after 30 years....


Pidgeonpost wrote: > "Grunff" <grunffnospam.com> wrote in message > news:431f0c7d$0$330$da0feed9nospam.zen.co.uk... > >>Johannes wrote: >> >> >>>>The new 93 with the Z18XE and Z19DT engine both have a timing belt, There >>>>is >>>>nothing like progress.......... Regards, Tom, Saabtech. >>> >>> >>>You mean: progress for the beancounters... >> >> >>Thankfully at the same time BMW have moved away from belts to chains... >> >>-- >>Grunff > > > > ...interesting about BMW. Any idea which BMW models have/had belts as > opposed to chains? (though maybe I should look on one the BMW newsgroups). All of the M10 2V/cylinder 4s have chains (and always have), the 2v/cylinder baby sixes (M20) have belts and are also interference engines. Bill

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