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I would like to know how to get a socket on the upper starter bolt on a 1988 BMW 325IX.

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Go to a specialist.....................
Sir Hugh of Bognor
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Hugh Gundersen snipped-for-privacy@h-gee.co.uk Bognor Regis, W.Sussex, England, UK
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From under the car using two long extensions. Your ratchet will be behind the gearshift lever on the drivers side. Put a box end wrench on the front side. It will wedge against the starter to stop it from turning. Good Luck getting the nut back on during reassembly - that's really the challenging part.

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wrote:

That sounds like hard-won experience?
I know it's a long shot, but I'll ask anyway. Do you know of a decent source of mechanical/workshop manual-type information specifically for the 325iX?
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Dan.

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A guy on www.bmwboard.com replaced his starter recently, and it looks like same exact car.
Are you AWD_Guy on www.BMWboard.com ?
Looks like you will need to take off the control arm.
http://www.bmwboard.com/forum/showthread.php?t $044
Good luck!
JoshIII 1980 320i (E21) 4cyl josh3i at hotmail . com
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