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Old 11-03-2012, 02:27 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by disston View Post
I'd really like to know why sometimes they break and other times they don't. Why do the originals from BMW last but the replacements from BMW break? But I don't hold out much hope will really know WHY? will we?
A metallurgist with a bloody good microscope would be a start.
Minute fracturing resulting from the initial manufacturing bending process would be my guess, as a result of etc, etc.

I'm interested to learn how to achieve .05mm end play with .2, .28, .38 and .5mm shims. Guess I'll find out.
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