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Old 11-21-2012, 09:10 PM   #79
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Originally Posted by flashtwosix View Post
you are welcome. Based on his pix (I still need clarification of the pix) I think a stripped thread or BOLT are THE LEAST OF HIS CONCERN. something is up with his oil pan
Ya, If your pic is indeed correct for all oil pans on e46's then it looks like half of the casting of the threads for his drain plug has broken off. In other words the ultimate stripped thread :p there's no way busting his bolt head off would have helped the situation.

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