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E30 (1982 - 1993)
God's Chariot. The E30 was produced primarily from 1982 through 1991. The cabriolet was the one exception which was produced through 1993.

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Old 10-26-2012, 10:09 PM
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1987 325ic. fuel draining ?

can i drain the fuel from the line coming from the tank into the filter? meaning if i pull the line there will that drain the tank?

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Old 10-27-2012, 09:45 AM
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can i drain the fuel from the line coming from the tank into the filter? meaning if i pull the line there will that drain the tank?

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Yes, all the fuel in the line will come out but not the whole tank full of gas. Under 8oz. will come out. It is under some pressure so point it away from you.
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Old 10-27-2012, 03:08 PM
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are you trying to drain the tank or just trying to replace the filter?
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:05 AM
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Depending on the various heights you might start a siphon and will empty the tank, just not fast.
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there's a allen type screw on rear passanger side of tank, undo it and tilt car from front driver side.
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