18 12 030

Flange connection without compression spring Release flange connection.
Separate exhaust system.

Installation note:
Replace screws and nuts.

Layout of flange connection.

Note:
The sealing cone is formed by the swaged pipe.

Installation note:

Lightly coat flange connection with copper paste, see BMW Parts Service.
Turn flanges so as to maximise ground clearance.
Align flanges parallel with each other.
Align exhaust system and engage screws.

Flange connection with compression spring Release flange connection.

Separate exhaust system.

Installation note:

Replace screws and nuts.

The screw heads must be on the same side as the compression springs.

Layout of flange connection.Note:

The sealing cone is formed by the swaged pipe.

Installation note:

Lightly coat flange connection with copper paste, see BMW Parts Service.

Turn flanges so as to maximise ground clearance.

Align flanges parallel with each other.

Align exhaust system and engage screws.

Important!

Do not pretension compression springs to full compression.

Pretension compression springs to dimension A. Tightening torque, refer to Technical Data 18 00 4AZ .

All

If applicable, disengage rubber ring from rear axle subframe.

Rear silencer with bracket

Release rear bracket on left and right.

Work rear silencer to the rear and down to remove.

Installation note:

Check rubber mount for damage; replace if necessary.

Pre-tension rubber bearing in direction of travel A = 15 mm.

Rear silencer with clampNote:

Release collar nut with clamp on rear silencer.

Work rear silencer to the rear and down to remove.

Installation note: Tightening torque, refer to Technical Data 18 00 3AZ .

All Installation note:

Check position of acoustic tailpipe relative to body aperture.
Tighten all screw connections.