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Re: That is a... (archive)

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Posted by Steve on January 15, 2001 at 00:19:11:

In Reply to: That is a... posted by Bob on January 15, 2001 at 00:07:18:

Thanks Bob, but should I get another one a put it back in? I'm not sure what it was securing, so I don't want the steering wheel to pull off while driving...:=)

I thought it might be stop for the telescoping steering wheel or something.

'86 528e

tamper proof bolt that is tightened until the top portion shears off so there is nothing for a thief to grasp to remove. It appears to have been loostened by vibration until the "final" blow of the bump.


I hit a bump (pothole) at about 40 miles an hour and felt this thing hit my leg. I see underneath the steering column where it went, but it appears to have the head broke off or something. What is it used for and do I need it put back in? Thanks for your help.

Couldn't figure out the link thing, but here is the location:


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