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Old 11-19-2012, 01:42 PM
brc5 brc5 is offline
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Mein Auto: 535i, 528iT
I have done this job, and let me just say, take it to your trusted indy and let them do it. It's worth whatever they will charge!
Quote for me was north of $1k. Even if that is 10 hours worth of work under the car, it's like paying yourself $100/hr tax free. Plus you get the satisfaction of doing it yourself. It's one of those jobs that is messy and hard, but will make you feel like you really are on top of things when you get it done.

My gasket is not leaking where the cut is, but I do have another oil leak. The last person to put the car on a hoist said it was the rear main seal, but I'm not so sure about that. I probably torqued the bolts wrong - it's very hard to get a torque wrench onto most of the bolts.

Do you know how fast your E39 is?
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