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eclips
Joined: Thu 14 Jun, 2018 22:16
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  Z3 roadster 2.8
Location: Aarhus

output shaft

Post by eclips » Mon 23 Mar, 2020 19:47

BMW Z3 2.8 i must have changed output shaft , but i can not get the big nut 29mm loose ( sits in the hub )
it is very stuck ,, good idea wished , best regard Allan

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Althulas
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  M roadster S50

Re: output shaft

Post by Althulas » Tue 24 Mar, 2020 01:29

Hi Alan a good impact gun will make short work of it, it’s how I did mine Makita DTW1002Z 18 V LXT Brushless 1/2In Impact Wrench Bare Unit, 500 W, Blue, Large https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01AVXACYO/ ... EEbPMTPJQ5

A bit of an outlay with an added charger and batteries but an invaluable tool. Dewalt have a similar spect one DEWALT 18 V XR Brushless 1/2 Inch High Torque Impact Wrench (950 Nm), Bare Unit https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00VXN7TUW/ ... EEb3JCEM0F but have the added bonus of the batteries being able to be used in a cordless angle grinder as well . If your lucky to have your car on your drive/ garage you could buy a corded one cheaper but make sure the specs have a high nut busting torque.
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Juvvajuvva
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  Z3 roadster 2.8

Re: output shaft

Post by Juvvajuvva » Fri 27 Mar, 2020 16:55

The only ones I have are 36mm.
Put the hand brake on, take the wheel off, get a long bar and put it between two of the studs and lock it out on the floor or built up wood choks. Get your breaker bar with your 36mm socket, slide a scaffold pole over the breaker bar handle and undo the nut.
Then take the calliper off.
You can do it without the calliper or disc on the car no problem but the car needs to be on very sturdy jack stands , not little cheapo ones.
It’s safer in your own with one wheel in the ground with the hand brake on.

eclips
Joined: Thu 14 Jun, 2018 22:16
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  Z3 roadster 2.8
Location: Aarhus

Re: output shaft

Post by eclips » Fri 27 Mar, 2020 18:00

thank you so much for good idea,,,

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