Jeff Blaine New Reader
Aug. 16, 2011 11:01 a.m.

Hey GRM-ers. As usual, you are my go-to source for random questions like this when helping a relative. I'd appreciate any insight you have.

The heck is this called? From what I can gather, what BMW calls the drain plug is the blue part in the exploded image. I need to know what the whole dealie is called.

njansenv HalfDork
Aug. 16, 2011 11:23 a.m.

Is it item 2 or 3 on here? http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=AM53&mospid=47723&btnr=17_0145&hg=17&fg=05

Jeff Blaine New Reader
Aug. 16, 2011 11:55 a.m.

YES!

Thank you! Got a PayPal account? I'm sure my sister wouldn't mind dropping you $5 for your effort :)

njansenv HalfDork
Aug. 16, 2011 7:45 p.m.

No worries.... these forums exist for just that kind of stuff. Hope it works out!

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