Originally Posted by marchyman
BMW does not recommend 3500. They recommend 1400-1800 RPM, i.e. just as the butterfly begins to move, for adjusting the throttle cables. Adjusting at 3500 can hide big differences since a minor throttle offset there is a very small percentage of the total opening.
So right you are, when I did it based on the service manual I got it spot on in that range. My problem now is I am out of spec at idle.
How do you tell if there is slack in the cables?
The throttle has slack, I suspect this is not the same. And the $64,000 what's the best way to set the slack?