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      09-03-2012, 11:08 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Efthreeoh View Post
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.

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