Originally Posted by SOLO LOBO
Well yeah, that's what the manual says... but in the time I worked for a BMW shop, spent time hanging at shops I have yet to see a trans pulled the way the manual says to...
And, I've had mine out at least five times only pulling the swing arm back and away!
The best and only way is to pull the swingarm. I only did the manual way once....it was enough. I've pulled the trans three times.