Cylinder Head and VANOS Tools for BMW E46 (1999-2005) M3

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If you are delving into a VANOS service, cylinder head service, timing chain service, head gasket replacement, or any timing work, having the proper tools are completely required. Precise digital torque wrenches, locking tools, alignment gauges, and all the necessary tools for servicing your BMW engine are listed on this page. Complete the job with the tools chosen by professionals to service your BMW the proper way.

S54 Valve Shim Installation Tool - E46 M3, Z3M, Z4M
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This is the genuine BMW valve shim installer tool with magnet.

This item fits the following BMWs:
2001-2006 E46 BMW M3, M3 Convertible
2001-2002 Z3 BMW M Roadster M Coupe
2006-2008 Z4 BMW Z4 M Roadster M Coupe
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Schwaben Black Mechanics Work Gloves - Large
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Perfect for any job when it comes to keeping your hands clean and protected.

Features:

  • High dexterity
  • Elastic hook and loop strap
  • Textured latex finger tips for grip
  • Breathable material

Schwaben Black Mechanics Work Gloves - Medium
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Perfect for any job when it comes to keeping your hands clean and protected.

Features:

  • High dexterity
  • Elastic hook and loop strap
  • Textured latex finger tips for grip
  • Breathable material


Schwaben Black Mechanics Work Gloves - XL
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Perfect for any job when it comes to keeping your hands clean and protected.

Features:

  • High dexterity
  • Elastic hook and loop strap
  • Textured latex finger tips for grip
  • Breathable material
Schwaben Black Mechanics Work Gloves - XXL
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Perfect for any job when it comes to keeping your hands clean and protected.

Features:

  • High dexterity
  • Elastic hook and loop strap
  • Textured latex finger tips for grip
  • Breathable material

Schwaben S54 Valve Shim Installation Tool - E46 M3, Z3M, Z4M
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The S54 engine is a great engine when it come to performance, but keeping up on the maintenance for the performance means valve shim adjustments regularly. While the job is not very difficult the fear of dropping shims in the engine can be stressful. The magnetic valve shim tool will allow you to set the shims in place without having this fear.
Schwaben BMW Oil Line Disconnect Tool
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Designed to work with the difficult to release oil lines on BMW. Seals can easily be damaged if not released properly. Small overall design allows tool to work in hard to reach areas tool.

Features:

  • Made from aluminum for strong durable use
  • Red anodized finish

Schwaben Locking Hose Clamp Pliers
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These Schwaben flexible reach hose clamp pliers can reach where others can not.

Feature:

  • Spring loaded clamp with a 24" cable
  • Designed to remove metal or plastic self-tightening hose clamps
  • Work with diameters from 11/16" to 2-1/2" ( 18 to 54mm)

These pliers feature a spring loaded clamp with a 24" cable and will lock onto the clamp and hold open for easy removal. These pliers are designed to remove metal or plastic self-tightening hose clamps with diameters from 11/16" to 2-1/2" ( 18 to 54mm).


Schwaben Telescoping Magnet
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A durable tool for grabbing dropped fasteners, having this option could be the difference between done today and done tomorrow.

Features:

  • Rated to pickup 3.5 lbs. Stainless steel shaft is 7" collapsed and 26" extended
  • Encased in a aluminum sleeve to help prevent side of magnet from sticking
  • Cushion grip rubber handle works great with dry or oily hands
Ultimate Schwaben S54 Camshaft Alignment Tool Kit
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This gauge ensures that the inlet and exhaust cams are aligned perfectly. Make sure the edges are on the correct sides of the cylinder head before using.

Includes two alignment pin's which is ideal for inspection and servicing the motor with the timing chain still attached. If you are going to be removing the timing chain for service, you will need to lock both cams.

The Ultimate kit includes every thing the standard kit does along with, a second alignment bridge, flywheel lock pin, VANOS alignment tools. and 4 bolt crank socket.

This tool fits all S54 powered BMW, including:
2001-2006 E46 BMW M3
2001-2002 E36/7 BMW Z3M Coupe Z3M Roadster
2006-2008 E85/6 BMW Z4M Coupe Z4M Roadster

Schwaben 9 Piece Scraper, Hook And Pick Set
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Some of the most popular uses are carbon cleaning/scraping, picking out o-rings, snap rings and clips.This kit features large and small picks, hooks and a 1" wide scraper. This 9pc set should be part of everyone's tool assortment.

Features:

  • 3" Blade MINI Awl, 90Adeg, Hook, and Curve
  • 6" Blade Awl, 90Adeg, Hook, and Curve
  • 6" x 1" wide scraper


Schwaben LED Telescoping Inspection Mirror
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The telescoping lighted mirror can get you out of a jam when you need to look at something you can not see any other way. Use with or without the mirror attached. Lighting can reflect on mirror to light at many angles.

Features:

  • Handy pocket clip
  • Pivoting quick attach mirror for perfect viewing at any angle.
  • Extends up to 26 1/4" for hard to reach places.
  • Collapsed length 6.5" without mirror attached, 9.5" with
  • High quality mirror provided a perfect reflection.
  • Easy on and off. Turns on when extended and off when collapsed.
  • 44,000 MCD brightness.
  • Long life span up to 100,000 hours on LED bulb.
  • Operates on 3 AG3/LR41 batteries
  • Includes batteries

Schwaben Wire Crimper/Stripper Pliers
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All the features you could ask for from electrical pliers.

Features:

  • Crimp & Strip 10 to 22 gauge
  • Wire & Bolt cutter
Schwaben Telescoping Round Mirror
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Great for working in tight spacers when you can't get a good eye on the issue.

Features:

  • Offers an 9-1/2" to 29" extendable handle with a stainless steel shaft
  • 2-1/4" mirror head mounted on a dual swivel for a full 360 degree rotation
  • Cushion grip rubber handle works great with dry or oily hands

Schwaben Remote Starter Switch
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Great for compression tests, aligning timing marks, belt installation and much more.

Features:

  • High 20 amp rating.
  • 5 ft heavy duty leads.
  • Convenient hot circuit indicator light.
  • Non-slip rubber grip.


Schwaben Locking Hose Pinch-Off Pliers
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Pliers have adequate clamping force to seal large or pressurized cooling system hoses. These pliers are great for clamping shut most hoses. Swivel jaws ensure even clamping force.
Schwaben Mechanics Stethoscope
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