Confirmed its the valley pan today, made a shopping list and got a price quote from blunttech.com I added the CCV, throttle body gasket and a couple of other parts that would be dumb to leave out.

Anybody see anything I'm missing?? Anything i should order OE BMW instead of aftermarket?

BMW OE LIST:
1: 11141742042 Valley pan with seal OE $63.54

2: 11141736106 Valley pan cover OE $13.65

3: 11151705301 CCV pipe OE $28.98

4: 11617501563 CCV OE $65.86

AFTERMARKET:
5: 11531710055 x2 Water pipe o-rings .65ea= $1.30

6: 11611433328 x4 Intake gasket $13.10= $52.40 VS $90 OE BMW!!!

7: 11531731833 x2 Accumulator gaskets $2.37 = $4.74

8: 11611729727 TB gasket $4.18

9: 13547510433 TB seal $8.29

10: 11531710048 x2 water pipe o-rings $1.05 = $2.10

11: 11611729728 CCV seal $2.80

12: 64218391005 Accumulator Hose F engine Inlet $11.93

13: 64218391013 Accumulator Hose F radiator $4.99 VS $65 OE BMW!!! why such a price difference????

Andreas
Queens NY
BMWCCA# 186796
86 325es (wrecked by careless driver)
87 325 300k (project for life)
00 540is 6spd 180k (daily driver)