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Old 01-06-2011, 04:46 PM
Ebonix Ebonix is offline
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Location: Melbourne Australia
Join Date: May 2009
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Mein Auto: 1999 E39 540IA Steptronic
Originally Posted by pleiades View Post
Just checking....

The arrows on the side of the flex disc are "supposed" to point toward the flanges. From your install pics it appears they're all pointing away. Tell me I'm wrong, or that it doesn't matter. Bentley and all the DIYs I've seen on these say to align the arrows to point to the flanges... got to be a reason but I don't know why.

Well..... another question. On my car the flex disc has all six nuts facing toward the engine/transmission. On yours the new install shows three loctited nuts on the driveshaft flange. Was this the way your previous flex disc was installed?
What you are seeing arrow wise is correct however as you hold the disk in your hands, there are numerous arrows on it, some face inwards and others face outwards, the original flex disk and bolt method was applied to the new one i installed...lettering on the flex disk facing the rear of the vehicle and 3 bolts in either direction, this is the first time a flex disk has been replaced on this car since i've had it from new so i would consider my setup to be as per factory set up.

My EX daily chariot - '99 540IA Steptronic

Standard Cosmetic Mods - Staggered wheel set up, OEM ///M Steering Wheel, ///M spoiler, ///M grills, front lip, Muffler delete with 3" SS bent pipe and tip, the rest is stock.
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