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Old 11-16-2012, 08:13 AM
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It is very easy to do. You need a gallon of BMW coolant, an oil filter, oil, a 1/4"-drive E10 socket, u-joint and 8" long extension. You do not need to remove the inlet manifold. Wait to do the job at the next oil change.

Here is a DIY-

diy-do-yourself-14/oil-filter-housing-gaskets-replacement

I bought the socket a Snap-on for $12. You need to use a 1/4" drive socket and u-joint. Alternatively, you can use a 12-point Gearwrench 5/16" ratcheting wrench and a 12-point 5/16" socket.

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