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Old 12-13-2017, 01:44 PM
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One more down for this issue. Working on tools and time to do the work.
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One more down for this issue. Working on tools and time to do the work.
This beast needs to be pampered like the other garage queens! You leave this poor 4.8iS out in the cold
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One more down for this issue. Working on tools and time to do the work.
Yell if you want to borrow the HFT50 tool.
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I am going to order it as I see myself doing a lot of the lines on a few members cars in the future. Thanks for the offer. Need to start practicing my skills on making mushroom end tips!

What fittings did you use? Old one or new? If new where/what/how?
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The Blue ones are always FASTER....

Current Garage:
2005 X5 4.8is
2002 M5 TiSilver
2003 525iT
1998 528i
Former Garage Stable Highlights
2004 325XiT Sport
1973 De Tomaso Pantera, L Model
1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 4 sp Alpine White
1970 Dodge Challenger T/A 4 sp GoManGo Green
1971 Dart Sport, “Dart Light” package
1969 Road Runner 383
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Old 12-14-2017, 03:05 PM
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I am going to order it as I see myself doing a lot of the lines on a few members cars in the future. Thanks for the offer. Need to start practicing my skills on making mushroom end tips!

What fittings did you use? Old one or new? If new where/what/how?
I used NiCop and new fittings; bought most of them here:

3/16" Tube Archives - AGS Company AGS Company
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I think the fittings are 10mm and 12mm ISO flare, which looks like a British bubble flare with a flat back. I bought a bag of 10ea, as I didn't know how much I'd be replacing.

I also bought this tube straightener from this company:

https://www.motorsport-tools.com/kwi...se-kps001.html

The hot-rod guys uncoil the tube by forcing it into the bottom of the "V" made from a pair of 2x4s. Never tried that.
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My 2006 X5 3.0i with 130K miles has corrosion similar to the Pelican DIY below:
https://www.pelicanparts.com/techart..._Repairing.htm

Question re expanding rivets (about 6 of them) for the plastic trim cover that shields the brake lines.

I looked all over realoem but could not confirm it. I am talking about the expanding rivets for this Part #1 (the shield) in the link below:
https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/sho...diagId=51_3944


I am thinking PN is 51118174185 (I need about qty= 6-10), can someone confirm for me it is the correct PN?
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Just went to local BMW dealer with an old plastic rivet and compared
against new part at dealer.

The PN for the plastic rivet I posted above is correct.
You need about 6 of them.

I bought 10. Online is $0.35/each (genuine).
Local dealer wants $0.75/each. For something like this, I bought it
locally b/c if you factor in shipping cost, it comes out to the same.
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