Hmm. I removed the thermostat housing, and whilst I was in there I thought it would be a good idea to change the oil separators and hoses.
Some of you may remember that I have high oil consumption, and have noticed a leaky valve cover bolt or gasket (see http://www.m5board.com/vbulletin/showthread.php?p=1297403
After I took the oil separators off, I could see further on top of the engine. I know you guys said I couldn't be losing much there, but it looked /very/ wet to me. I can't let this slide without further investigation.
My plan for tomorrow is therefore:
o Remove the plenum
o Take photos of oil leaks and post them for your comments
o Clean it up and bolt back together (so I can see over the coming weeks, if the leaks are current).
Do you reckon that's a good plan? Is there anything I should look at with the plenum off, apart from the valve cover gaskets and bolt washers? I don't really want to jack the car up this week - how important is it that I remove the under-car shields and see where it's landing?