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  1. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi i replaced my front control arm bushes a few months ago and today was changing the front brake pads and noticed the bushes seem as if they aren`t aligned properly and the rubber of the bush looks like iys being pulled out at one side ive attached a pic of the passengers side an help or...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. I've noticed a "clunk" when operating the wipers on my 2007 E61 LCI 523i over the past few days. The car is just about to reach 199k km. When I inspected it earlier today I noticed that the outer part of the driver side wiper arm lifts completely away. Also, a little ring of what appears...
  3. BFuk Open Topic
    Mirror Online: Tesla owner gets key implanted in her arm so she can start car automatically. https://www.mirror.co.uk/tech/tesla-owner-gets-key-implanted-18942620 Well I guess she's never going to misplace it
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    I have replaced my drivers side wiper arm. As it was juddering badly and out of position. Marked and fitted new arm and new set of wiper blades. Now in heavy rain with wipers on full speed it hits the A pillar. I have moved it down so it's now set to nominal value from Newtis. But it still does...
  5. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I’m looking to swap over control arms / wishbones, the job itself is no problem, but was wondering what jack and axle stand points would you use? I normally jack the car up using the black rubber point by the driver and passenger doors and would then throw an axle stand under the control arm to...
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Had Autoglass out today but we couldn't get the wiper arm off. Needs a special tool. Can anybody help please TIA
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello, My E46 316Ti compact has failed the MOT on control arm bushes. I've ordered replacement parts but have a couple of questions regarding fitting please. Can these be changed using drive-on ramps as opposed to axle stands, or is it necessary for the wheels themselves to be off the ground...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    Hi All I needed new lower control arms on my E46 Touring & I'm replacing the rest of the front suspension bits at the same time. After a fair bit of researching peoples feedback on quality of different brands, and trying to balance keeping costs reasonable with using good quality parts from...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i will have to do rear trailing arm front bushes. is it a good idea to get new bolts for the bush itself or the old ones should be just fine?
  10. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    hi i was checking my suspension over and found one of the front lollipop bush hole thread is damaged. it is an m10x35mm bolt. wonder if i can put 40 or 50mm bolt in there after cleaning the thread. Are them sleeves replaceable? or possible to tap one size up there ?
  11. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Complete newbie here, never owned a BMW before so apologies in advance for any stupid questions. I've just bought an E90 320i with full service history (but no warranty). I've driven it down the road, got up to30/40mph and engine management light has come on along with message on screen stating...
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys, New BMW owner here, looking for a bit of help! Need a bit of advice. Recently bought a 320D 2009 LCI, and the toe/camber on the rear end is quite far out. I noticed originally on the prior owners documents as he had confirmation and receipts from a previous attempt at retracking the...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Took my 520d 2011 plate F11 for some new tyres and a 4-wheel hunter alignment check yesterday. They guy doing the adjustment said that I must have given the wheel a bump as the upper control arm was not the right alignment and needs replacing. He said some of the earlier models had adjustment on...
  14. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi All, Can anyone advise on how to remove the wiper arms on my E91? Had my windscreen replaced but the fitter has put it back on a couple of splines too far resulting in it not clearing up to the edge of the screen. Any help appreciated. Cheers Matty
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I'm sorry if this has been posted before but I cant find it. Hi to the good folk on Bimmer. I have just bought BMW E46 3 Series Touring estate - 320i to be exact. The bit that engages with the wiper motor in the rear door retracts and doesn't engage unless pulled out by hand. Is it sprung in...
  16. Technical Guides for BMW E24, E63, E64, F12, F13.
    If you find your car either vibrating above certain speeds or making a knocking noise when turning, accelerating or coming to a stop then it’s possible your control arms need replacing. There are two main control arms for each side and this is covering the larger of the two as these are the ones...
  17. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just took delivery of these, seem genuine made in Germany. Good price. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B006DHRHR8/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  18. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT FS: Hardrace BMW 3/1 M SERIES REAR TOE CONTROL ARM (HARDEN RUBBER) 2PCS [7597] Toe arms allow for fine-tuned adjustments to the rear toe in/out setting of the vehicle. It helps to raise straight line stability and road...
  19. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT] FS: Hardrace BMW E36 FRONT LOWER ARM BUSHING CASTER INCREASED [6643] The new front lower arm bush made with reinforced steel and POM material, provide excellent elastic recovery, tough and great durability, solid...
  20. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys Just noticed my headlights are far too low now I took front passenger wheel off to have a look on the sensor And discovered it completely came off the arm.Now the arm has ball joints on both ends and one of the balls is still in the sensor while the whole arm and the other end is...
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