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Old 09-16-2009, 09:09 AM   #8
mrshelley
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Join Date: May 2004
Location: Bethlehem, PA
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My Ride: 2004 330i
The nut is pretty easy to drill a hole through. If you have the ability to remove the oil pan, I bet you have the ability to drill a hole through the nut.

The only reason why people are trying different shafts, is because the 3.0l motor breaks off the shaft. It took me about 5 blown up motors to figure out how to keep this from happening. I can tell you that it takes about 117 seconds of no oil pressure to blow up the motor.
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