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    N54 Intake Valves - Walnut Blasting

    I decided to drop some money into maintenance as I had some oil leaking due to the valve cover gasket and oil filter housing gasket. I also had them walnut blast the intake valves and thought I would share some before and after shots. I am at 60K miles and didn't have any rough idle symptoms but I can definitely feel how much more smooth the car feels as it climbs the RPM range. Here are a couple of before and after photos.

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    Wow looks good
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    Nice!!

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    Feel like I already saw these photos?

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
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    Feel like I already saw these photos?
    I guess if you've seen one N54 walnut blast job you've seen them all. Just trying to add some content to your site.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by JStang Click here to enlarge
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    I guess if you've seen one N54 walnut blast job you've seen them all. Just trying to add some content to your site.
    I didn't mean it negatively I just thought I already saw your particular set.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky
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    I didn't mean it negatively I just thought I already saw your particular set.

    you probably saw the ones in my thread LOL
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    What's the recommended miles for doing this? I'm in Charlottesville, Va and bet I'd have to go to DC area at least to get this done (2 hr drive). I'm at 34k so maybe I don't have to worry for awhile...

    I guess the dealership here or in Richmond would do it but I don't like either one of them and the $$$.

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    I feel every 35,000 to 40,000 for tuned N54's is a good range.

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    Wow they really cleaned it out.

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