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      02-15-2010, 12:49 PM   #85
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Originally Posted by BobsM3Coupe View Post
I don't think a 3/8" ratchet extension would work. It needs a 6 sided tool to R&R the drain and fill plugs. E36 differentials used a 14mm hex tool.
An allen socket then? Now that you mentioned it, my BMW bike used a 14mm allen socket for the tranny drain plug, so it very well could be hex indeed. I just quickly looked at the diff during the 1,200-mile service, and just remember seeing a small 'hole' for the plugs. Will take a closer look next time I raise the car. Thanks for pointing that out.
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