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2002 BMW 525i Question: i have a 525i 2.5 5speed im changing my clutch

 

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studman86, Kerman, CA, January 07, 2012, 12:22
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do i drop the rear end to take to drive shaft out? im stuck

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    Camster January 07, 2012, 15:26
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    No experience with a BMWer,but with most cars you just unbolt the rear U joint,drop it from the rear end, and pull the driveshaft from the trnasmission.The rear end shouldn't be involved.

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    MarkertMotorWorks from Markert Motor Works, January 07, 2012, 16:35
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    Nope. Leave the diff in.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, January 07, 2012, 19:29
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    There is a company that independent auto repair shops get their information from, this same information is available inexpensively for people that work on their own cars.. The information is year make and model specific, covering repair procedures, torque specifications, fluid capacities and specifications, service bulletins, component locations, wiring diagrams ect.... Alldata is very easy to navigate http://bit.ly/AllData_Repair_Manuals_Online

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