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Old 09-17-2006, 07:20 PM   #1
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Unhappy 1979 633csi starter change?

HELP I recently purchased a 1979 633csi . I have to change the starter on it, but a mechanic friend of mine is telling me that I will need to drop the engine to do this! Is he correct?
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Old 09-17-2006, 07:52 PM   #2
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no, hes not, it would be very nice and accessable if you did drop the engine, however it can be done(the starter for the 6 cylinders on all BMWS is very very similar) the way i suggest doing it is starting out with a LONG extension cord and pass it under the intake manifold
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