Originally Posted by Efthreeoh
So first off, you need to use a special socket. Second, by quoting the amount of torque, are you using a torque wrench to remove the plugs? You should never use a TW for loosening anything, it damages the wrench. The breakaway torque is always higher to remove a plug or any fastener.
Special socket - check.
Torque wrench - only to check how much torque I was putting on the stuck plug...after trying to remove it with the socket wrench, extension, and special BMW socket.
The penetrating oil should work from multiple sources. Thanks,