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Old 02-04-2013, 07:09 PM   #2
CortinaD
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Originally Posted by Degrees View Post
Hey fanatics, I recently tried changing the VANOS seals on my 320i (auto) alongside a friend with a 323i (manual) and had an unpleasant surprise. It seems my auto car has it's fan mechanically linked to the engine and I need a special tool to remove it for access.

My question is, are there any fanatics in the Brisbane area who have such tool who would be willing to lend it out?

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I just use a 32mm long spanner and smack it with a hammer and that always has been enough to crack the thread. It is a reverse thread so it isn't locked on tight when its installed.
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