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Old 01-07-2009, 11:05 AM   #8
just ride the damn thing
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Originally Posted by TwoShots
Why not just remove the doubt by retorquing them to spec?
Why not? Because you would not be using the correct procedure as spec'ed out by BMW for the retorque of these bolts. It's a two stage process much like the boxer engine head bolt retorque at the 600 mile service.

But you guys who know better than BMW, go ahead and crank away....

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