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Old 01-30-2013, 05:12 AM   #8
bmwrench
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I believe that BMW thought there would be enough movement of the monolever rear drive to eventually destroy a gasket, so they recomended sealant. Apparently they thought sealant was immune to this.

I've assembled them with and without gaskets. The joint didn't leak either way.
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