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Does anyone know where this bolt comes from?
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front...rear...midle of car?

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under the engine/dash

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i might be dumb about this but that looks like a caliper pin to me
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the calipers use allen heads.

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i really need to spend more time on this forum, BMW is the only german car i like. i love there engines and their beefy chains
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Ok it's a'caliper'. I don't know this word/thing so where are they fit and what do they do?

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Calipers are what clamp the brake pads to the rotors/discs.

Also, please try to keeo this subject on topic. Not about garbage collection. Thats better suited to a PM.

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Can I safely drive with my car..... guess not?! I thought it could be a bolt from the exhaust system..... used

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Yup... that appears to be based on your picture with length reference BMW TORX TORX BOLT M12X90 quantity 2 part number 23001222894 transmission mounting bolt, used to mount the transmission to the bell housing and judging by the length I would go as far as saying it is from a manual transmission car lower mounting bolt. Let me know If I am correct, at least about the manual tranny part anyway
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if its from your caliper put it back in before you drive your car. dont want to fool around with how your car brakes haha

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Yup... that appears to be based on your picture with length reference BMW TORX TORX BOLT M12X90 quantity 2 part number 23001222894 transmission mounting bolt, used to mount the transmission to the bell housing and judging by the length I would go as far as saying it is from a manual transmission car lower mounting bolt. Let me know If I am correct, at least about the manual tranny part anyway
Yes there's a manual gearbox in my car. 3 Months ago my BMW dealership has fitted a new clutch in my car (see this topic http://www.bmwforums.com/forum/index.php?s...14749&hl=clutch ) which means that they have removed the gearbox. Can I drive with this problem or should be the first step a visit to the dealership?

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if its from your caliper put it back in before you drive your car. dont want to fool around with how your car brakes haha

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I already said it wasn't a calpier bolt, as they use allen heads.

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