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Old 01-04-2013, 06:58 AM
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Mein Auto: '11 335xi 4dr; '03 330Ci
Whether you run the engine or use a torch, you run the risk of burns--you should be wearing long sleeves (cotton or wool, no synthetics--they melt!) and mechanics' gloves for this job if you're even the least bit clumsy. Helps avoid the near-inevitable bloodshed when it finally lets go, too.

Most penetrants will not work well in deep cold. Use the torch or the engine to warm the assembly before each application.
2011 335xi Individual 6MT - Azurite Black Metallic / Oyster & Black / Anthracite Maple + all the good stuff
2003 330Ci Sport 5MT - Black Sapphire Metallic / Natural Brown / Myrtle + the important stuff

   N47 35' 30.13" E11 10' 33.36" - End of can guess what came next. BMW CCA
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