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Old 05-28-2010, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by doru View Post
Make sure you set the torque to "0"
Oh oh. I never did that. These are the kinds of hints that we, combined, can make so that someone else who reads our combined DIY can benefit from all this pent up knowledge!

BTW, as yet another nugget of learned-the-hard-way recommendations, I realized (see pic below) why we should never put oil filters that have a visible seam (like STP oil filters) in the E39!


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