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The BMW E46 ///M3 is the M version E46 and puts out an amazing 333 HP and 262 lb-ft of torque at stock specs! There are an amazing amount of modifications for both the coupe and convertible models so read up and get started modifying your cars today!

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Old 05-08-2009, 10:40 PM   #1
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gas tank removal blows... any suggestions?

HEY guys i just want to say that removing the gas tank out of an e46 m3 is a pain in the ass. Just wondering if anyone has had to go through the same thing ive been going through... Im half way done any tips would be great... I cant get the drive shaft the come apart from the differential... thanks
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Old 05-09-2009, 07:21 AM   #2
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Why did you have to remove the gas tank?
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Old 05-10-2009, 12:57 PM   #3
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welding a new quater panel and dont want the gas tank to explode.
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Old 05-10-2009, 08:42 PM   #4
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Old 05-10-2009, 10:33 PM   #5
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Drain the tank and fill with mineral spirits.
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