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Old 11-22-2009, 09:49 PM
cn90 cn90 is offline
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Originally Posted by cmy_bimmer View Post
^I was thinking the same as well lol.

Thanks CN, After about 4 hours of working on my OFH gasket installation and also replacing the freeze plug seals, supposedly I didnt insert the seal properly and it started leaking again. ill give another go at it tmw. Thx for the DIY
Actually your 1994 325i uses O-ring and plug and a Ring to hold it in.
This is the E34 setup:


The E39 uses stake-punched in "Welch" Plug type with no O-ring at all.

But anyway, for E34, you need to press the O-ring in really tight, then the plug, then the Ring. Make sure you use the correct O-ring. People who used slightly off O-ring develop leaks again! Search E34 forum!

Last edited by cn90; 11-23-2009 at 11:34 AM.
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