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Old Tue, Oct-19-2004, 06:30:39 PM   #1
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I search the forum only found DIY for E36 M3. Anyone got a DIY or know how to do this? What I really need to the torque spec for the plugs.
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Disconnect the power lead from the front of the micro-fliter housing by inserting a small flat blade screw driver between the housing and clip, then pry upwards. Remove the Micro filter and housing (back of the enging bay). Remove the black plastic (decorative) valve cover (six ten millimeter crome nuts), PCV and oil cap. Remove the coil packs by slightly twisting and pulling upwards at the same time. Remove old spark plugs and install new plugs... torque to 22ft/lbs or 30Nm.

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Thanks for the tips Joel. Going to ship this to the E46 FAQ.
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this applies to the '06 BMW M3 SMG COUPE
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add anti-seize to plug threads.. do your self a favor down the road
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