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86 Bmw 735i stops running when hot

Hello
I HAVE A 1986 bmw 735i 186,000. mi. # wbafh8409g097396
My very reliable BMW started to stumble after a 5 minuit drive,then the engine sputtered and stoped.
I ,tried several times to restart it and the engine would make a sound like the spark was occuring out of synch. there was a smell of gasoline at the tailpipe. I walked home and the next morning It started fine on the first try, however as soon as the engine was warmed up, it choughed out. and would not restsrt untill the following morning.
I guessed the coolant temp sensor was bad ,and replaced it.
But no luck....the car will not run when hot.
Any thoughts would be appreciated.
Thanks
Tony

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Check your crank shaft sensor if it did not move and the clearance is 1 mm gap i think this is to close and when the car gets hot the clearance closes

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