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    Anybody used these Re-enforcement Plates?

    I've ordered some along with another new pair of Rear Top Mounts to try and solve this dreaded Rear end clunking I'm getting

    Oh and while we're at it... Anybody got any pointers for common E46 rear end clunks? Driving me nuts now!

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    How strange liam! Check out the compact corner!

    Ive got the Z3 plates.. not fitted yet mind you... you should perhaps look at getting m3 rear top mounts as they are reinforced.. not cheap though! Im sure they fit...

    Perhaps subframe mounts? I bet you have been booting that 325 a bit..
     
     

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    I've got some fitted to mine.. the Z3 that is! LOL!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbenstrikes View Post
    How strange liam! Check out the compact corner!

    Ive got the Z3 plates.. not fitted yet mind you... you should perhaps look at getting m3 rear top mounts as they are reinforced.. not cheap though! Im sure they fit...

    Perhaps subframe mounts? I bet you have been booting that 325 a bit..
    Cant remember the last time i looked there LOL!

    Well having them sat in your kitchen aint no good to me is it mate.... I need reviews!
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    Quote Originally Posted by pangster View Post
    I've got some fitted to mine.. the Z3 that is! LOL!!!
    Did you notice much difference mate?
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    Quote Originally Posted by LiLoCollinsy View Post
    Cant remember the last time i looked there LOL!

    Well having them sat in your kitchen aint no good to me is it mate.... I need reviews!
    Im getting round to fitting the rear coilovers dont worry..

    Have you checked your rear top mounts lately?
     
     

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    Get it up on a hoist mate to be sure that you haven't come a cropper to the subframe/floor tear

    Probably only something minor ( I hope ) but worth checking everything
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiLoCollinsy View Post
    Did you notice much difference mate?
    hard to say what specific individual components made as I overhauled the whole lot!! - but yes - I definitely noticed a difference after everything.. very solid and no rattles!

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