On ya Nick!! Back to the plot - Use the correct socket or a good ring spanner. Work on it cold. Try to TIGHTEN IT SLIGHTLY first and then remove. I'm amazed the pipe has not torn open with the force you say you are using. If possible soak with your favourite penitrant over night (cold) before having another go.
Good - Fast - Cheap: Pick any two.
E23 735i; E32 735iL (X 2 - 1 Alpine White and 1 Glacier Blue); E34 535i; E38 735iL; R50 Cooper; R55 Cooper Clubman.
E21 318i; E30 318i; E32 735iL; E34 535i; E38 730iL; E53 4.4i
Last edited by BMWFatherFigure; 01-10-2013 at 08:12 PM.