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3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.

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Old 02-03-2006, 09:28 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Missing a Screw....Engine....

ok so...the pic explains it. Help me with any info. M42 engine.
obviously i want to reaplace it, but what kinda screw is it. should i use lock tight?
also, this happend about 400 miles ago on the way back from LA would be my guess.
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RealOEM.com < find the right one, then get it from the dealer. I'd also clean the engine a little and re-torque all the other bolts around it.
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done. purchased the bolt and a washer. Torqued down all the bolts next to it.
Cleaned the engine. Looks good.
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