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Old 12-15-2012, 10:59 PM
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Mein Auto: 02 BMW 525i M54 auto 130K
There is a good discussion today of the two engine lift points for the M54 engine.
Unfortunately, I don't think we have a picture yet, in this thread anyway, of the rear lift point:
> E46 (1999 - 2006) > Engine Removal Lift Points

Originally Posted by dgomez89 View Post
I am currently in the process of taking the engine out of my 2001 325ci. The only thing I am stuck on is the lift points where to take it from?
Originally Posted by smolck View Post
...there is a hook right above your tstat next to the intake VANOS solenoid and another one in the back of the engine. Just run a straight edge from the front mounting point to the firewall and look down behind there, it is in line with the front hook point.
See also:
- Lifting engine without special bracket and trasmission angle?

What we need is a photo of the rear hook:
Please read the suggested threads and add value, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person stands on your shoulders.
See also: E39 Bestlinks & How to easily find what you need

Last edited by bluebee; 12-16-2012 at 03:14 PM.
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