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Old 06-08-2011, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by pleiades View Post
be aware that with a brass screw ... Don't overtighten.
Regarding brass screws, today this thread expounded upon them nicely, along with warnings such as the sentiment quoted above:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > The UNOFFICIAL Brass Bleeder Screw Thread

In addition, today the following thread was opened up which was redirected here:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > 1999 BMW 528i E39 Radiator hoses

Originally Posted by cali1995*joy View Post
I am trying to replace the radiator shrould. I need to remove some of the hoses to have better access. Does anybody know how these hoses can be disconnected from the radiator and radiator expansion tank ? I did remove clips securing the hoses but I am not sure whether I should twist and pull.
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