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      08-12-2012, 10:49 PM   #29

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Originally Posted by monkey_wrench View Post
I had to remove my intake manifold today to get my failed starter out.

Do you happen to know the torque and sequence (if any) of the intake?
Also, is there a trick to get the whole manifold out easily?

I know this is kind of a hijack, but obviously you've pulled a bunch of intakes. Mine is a 330i.
Oh, and my valves looked absolutely spotless! Just a few hundred miles away from 100k. I was pleasantly surprised!!

The torque of the bolts for the manifold to cylinder head is 11 ft-lb. There is no special sequence. There is no way of removing easily! Two sets of hands makes it much easier.