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      04-10-2008, 10:34 PM   #9
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Join Date: Oct 2007

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It was extremely easy, I used my dads garage since he has a two post lift. Before putting it up in the air I removed the oil filter and the fill cap. After the car was in the air I began looking at the underbody and admiring the many many underbody trays. Then I started to look for the drain bolt and I noticed a small "triangle" shaped door. I used a straight head screwdriver to turn a little dial and the door swung down to reveal the drain bolt directly above it. Then I used a 17mm box wrench to loosen the bolt and drain the oil. The BMW oil filter I purchased also included a new copper drain bold washer and a large O-ring and small O-ring for the oil filter cap. All in all it's a very easy job, especially compared to my old 06 Si. Good luck !