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Old 12-29-2010, 08:18 PM   #277
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Originally Posted by gte869h View Post
Uh, I would be carefull with that, I don't think the flywheel lock pin will be able to hold the torque you need to remove and install that damper bolt.

You might shear or bend that pin and cause yourself a world of hurt.
Yeah that is the main concern. I have yet to obtain a locking pin to assess its strength but may just make one from high grade stainless.

I know others that have used this method, with one mechanic claiming to have replaced dampers on over 20 E46,s. I will post again with my progress.
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