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Old 01-15-2013, 03:08 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by LoveBeingUseless View Post
I just wanted to add that you might be able to get at the shifter itself out without dropping the exhaust/drive shaft, but it is definitly more challanging and confined. I have never attempted any part of this job without removing the exhaust/driveshaft.
After looking at my exhaust flange bolts, i am hesitant to try taking them out. Is there any way to drop the driveshaft from the front+tie it up without removing center support and perform the work?
My ride - 99/328i, Manual
2011 - window regulator, vcg, vanos seals, fuel filter, PS hoses+resorvoir, water pump, wp pulley, belts, thermostat, spark plugs, springs, FCAB & RCAB
2012 - Driver & Passenger Seat Belt Tensioner
2013 - Rear Diff & subframe bushing, Shocks & Struts, Wheels
2014 - Belts, Pulleys
2015 - Brake Pads/Rotor Front-Back
2016 - Fuel Pump
2017 - Upper & lower intake boot
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