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Old 01-08-2012, 10:48 PM   #100
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Originally Posted by raptorman5174 View Post
Those "stupid screws" that you are refering to are called TORX head bolts and BMW uses them through out the entire car, but I am sure you know this now. If your going to work on a BMW it is best to purchase a socket set of these like you have in the video. I will be doing this job in the next week or so, I think I have actuall bolts holding my pump on. I will take pictures and post them here of my repair
Thanks. I see that BMW uses trox screws everywhere, but why? Noone is going to steal the steering pump. it is very hard to torque those trox bolts out. Unless you use an actual electric bolt torque tool, which will not get there due to absence of room.
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