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Re: A4 belly pan is Satan's work!
I think that Griots garage sells the same thing....
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>;
Date: Wednesday, May 13, 1998 11:15 PM
Subject: Re: A4 belly pan is Satan's work!
> be happy it's well attached. 95+ BMW M3s regularly lose theirs
> because they are flimsily attached. They break off if you sneeze on
> it and BMW won't replace them. Most of my fellow bimwads just leave
> them off (I don't know if I ever had one on my 89 M3 but it's
> definitely gone now.)
> As far as suggestions, I'm not sure if you can access the oil filter
> without taking the belly pan off but there is a product that sells for
> about $50 that sucks the oil out the dipstick hole. it's well known
> in the BMW world because it's sold by one of the bigger mailorder
> places, BMP Design (www.bmpd.com, I think)- I don't know who else
> sells them. It's a canister with a pump that you can use to create a
> vacuum and then a tube that you slide into the dipstick tube. It
> takes a while to suck out all the oil but it's not "active" time, you
> could go do something else. I'm sure that if you were inventive, you
> could devise something similar for less money. It may not be perfect
> but it's probably a decent alternative.
> good luck,
> sorry for the BMW mentions- but they're still my first love...
> P.S. If anyone has come up with a trick to making this easier I'm
> open to