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Old 01-22-2012, 11:04 AM   #1
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Won't start

Recently replaced head gasket (blown),had head shaved,valve job and new seals and guides. Reassembled and will not start. Getting plenty of fuel and spark. Any suggestions? First time BMW owner so don't have a lot of knowledge about them. Thanks for any help.
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Old 01-24-2012, 07:03 PM   #2
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If you have fuel and spark, that leaves compression and timing. The head gasket with less deck height COULD be an issue, but if it's getting compression I'd check to see your timing is correct and not 180 out
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