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Old 02-23-2013, 06:59 PM   #1
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325i alternator

Why is it such a bitch to change? I'm removing the coolant lines from the car for easy installation but just getting the coolant lines off sucks!
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:00 PM   #2
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I managed to do it by only taking off intake and airflow sensor. Frustration and bloody knuckles indeed
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Old 02-26-2013, 09:06 PM   #3
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Get a big breaker bar or crowbar to get it out.

No need to take out any coolant lines.

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