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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 Fri, Aug-19-2016, 01:00:07 AM   #61
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anyone know the torque rating for the nut that fastens the strut mount to the strut

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anyone know the torque rating for the nut that fastens the strut mount to the strut

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Old Fri, Aug-19-2016, 03:19:13 AM   #63
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thanks. what kind of fancy tool do i need to lock the nut to spec with these external hex head?
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thanks. what kind of fancy tool do i need to lock the nut to spec with these external hex head?


An open wrench. Impossible to torque it down to spec with that.
Just use feeling.
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Can't even get a wrench in there. I'd hate to use an impact gun
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Need a bigger overall picture of what your trying to tighten

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Is the spring compressed ? You should be able to access it easily with an open wrench...
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Added some information about the differential.

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Added some information about the differential.

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Was needing this for my latest DIY. Thanks again.
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Flow: amazing. Thanks!!
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