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    Hello,

    I have been seeing a lot of BMW drivers use Z3 Rear Top Mounts which are renforced? What improvments are there to be had?

    Also what else is out there?

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    It's E46 cabrio rear top mounts which are the tougher ones.
    There is also a Z3 reinforcement plate, but rear metal tears are still pretty uncommon.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheEnd View Post
    It's E46 cabrio rear top mounts which are the tougher ones.
    There is also a Z3 reinforcement plate, but rear metal tears are still pretty uncommon.
    Would you upgrade one on a 328i saloon?


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    If I was changing top mounts, yes.
    They aren't expensive, but you won't notice any difference.
    Old or cheap top mounts can rip so you end up with the top of the shock sticking into the boot (or if fitted the wrong way).
    There isn't a big need to fit stronger ones, but if the old ones are getting on, there's no harm in fitting something tougher.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheEnd View Post
    If I was changing top mounts, yes.
    They aren't expensive, but you won't notice any difference.
    Old or cheap top mounts can rip so you end up with the top of the shock sticking into the boot (or if fitted the wrong way).
    There isn't a big need to fit stronger ones, but if the old ones are getting on, there's no harm in fitting something tougher.
    Cheers mate!!


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    Just fit some Meyle HD ones. Only about £12 each IIRC. Only reason Ive fitted the extra plates in mine is coz of track days.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve23002 View Post
    Just fit some Meyle HD ones. Only about £12 each IIRC. Only reason Ive fitted the extra plates in mine is coz of track days.
    Good thinking Steve! Cheers - If only a track day for xmas


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    Quote Originally Posted by Devil318is View Post
    Good thinking Steve! Cheers - If only a track day for xmas

    I couldnt think of a better christmas present. Better than the usual socks I get....
     
     

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