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post #1 of 2 Old Sep 9th, 2006, 11:10 pm Thread Starter
 
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Circumcise your slaves!

Thanks go out to the resisdent gurus who guided a noob through this for the first time. That 30MM was a beech. Took a 4 ft. piece of pipe on a 1/2" breaker bar. No loctite to be found. Must have been a huge German powerlifter roaming around the factory back in 8/99.


After performing a post-mortem on the pressure line that prompted the odyssey here http://www.bmwlt.com/forums/showthread.php?t=13397

I have concluded that a doing a preventative circumcision of the sheath around the line would have prevented the rot. So, I trimmed the new one and tied it back so it won't creep up. I guess the rabbi's might be onto something after all.
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post #2 of 2 Old Sep 10th, 2006, 12:00 am
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Yep, that's just what mine looked like. What a stupid design. It's just waiting to trap water and screw things up. I was lucky enough to catch it early.
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