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    I am thinking of replacing all the bushes on my car, I have looked on net but there seems to be so many different ones.

    Like on here- http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pag...sub_category=1 there is 3 different front anti roll bar mounting bushes, all different sizes
    Could somebody help me as to which ones I need, sizes etc?

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    You will need to measure your anti- roll bars with some calipers to get the correct size.
    The front arm and roll bar bushes are easy to change. the rear trailing arms are ok if you are confident with spanners BUT the rear subframe bushes are a fooking nightmare without the tool. IIRC the tool is about £250!
    A good Indy will have the tool.
    IIRC all the other bushes will be the same size on non M3's..
     
     

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    OK, nice 1, I was gonna t8k it to a garage to get them done, which bit do I need to be measuring? The bush or the arm?
     
     

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    Measure the actual diameter of the roll bar Stevey...
    IIRC you will need to measure the rear roll bar diameter too mate..
     
     

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    318i are 15mm anti roll bar on rear not 19mm like m3 try floflex.co.uk for cheaper poly bushs still same job on ebay to i got roll bar bushes from floflex on mine but they only do eccentric lower wish bone bushes for wishbone so need powerflex concentric ones for 318i .......
     
     

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    Yeah, these roll bars can be a nightmare. My 325 has the 19mm rear roll bar as a dealer option....
     
     

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    OK, Im not too clued up on all this-
    Is this the right area I should be looking at for the front?


    Or is it number 2 on here?


    Edit: on realoem I put my VIN in and it says 23.5mm for number 2 on the above drawing or 26mm for "vehicles with low slung m-sport suspension"
     
     

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    Number 2 for the anti roll bar bushes (second diagram) and number 5 for the front lower control arm bushes (Check number 4 diameter)

    I don't think there is a great deal of difference in price between flo-flex and Powerflex and with this in mind I would encourage you opt for Powerflex. I use them and rate them very highly, I would never buy a standard bush for a BMW since using these
     
     

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