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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, Dec-06-2018, 02:28:17 AM   #231
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Default Re: CMP Auto Engineering subframe kit

I've used the paper gasket, sans sealer, a few times to nominal effect.

Tighten all the bolts in a even manner similar to wheel bolts or a cyl head.
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Default Re: CMP Auto Engineering subframe kit

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I'm guessing when reinstalling the diff cover with new gasket, you use gasket sealer with the new gasket?

I'm not doing the work, but I'm guessing the shop will do it this way...
Didn't use the new paper gasket at all, just used black rtv all the way around the cover.

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