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  1. 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?
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all. As some of you may know from my previous posts, i have an issue with the rear wheels where the rear end kicks out to the left or the right depending on which wheel goes over a pot hole. The car has brand new tyres, new rear shocks and springs, control arms and alignment done and...
  3. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT] FS: Hardrace BMW 3 SERIES E90-E92 REAR TRAILING ARM PILLOWBALL 2PCS/SET [6830] Rear trailing arm made of unique high density steel, provide excellent stability during high speed driving or hard cornering.. Made with high...
  4. TMS Motorsport
    More great items brought to you by: THE MOFF SHOP / TMS MOTORSPORT] FS: Hardrace BMW 3 SERIES E90-E92 REAR TRAILING ARM PILLOWBALL 2PCS/SET [6830] Rear trailing arm made of unique high density steel, provide excellent stability during high speed driving or hard cornering. . Made...
  5. General BMW Discussions
    Hi everyone, I'll be changing the RTAB on my e46 soon and wanted to know if the kit below will do the job. From what I have looked at I think it will but want to double check first. New 27pc Pull Press Sleeve Tool Kit Bearings Bushes Seals Removal Spindle Nut | eBay Thanks in Advance
  6. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Dear All, I'm hoping that someone out there will have had this problem before, I'm a bit worried as my BMW specialist doesn't know how to deal with this, so any advice would be appreciated, so here goes. I have an E36 328i touring. It was in the garage today for some bits and pieces, one of...
  7. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Car has a knocking coming from n/s/r and garage has said it's the upper bush on the rear hub at the top of the trailing arm. They say that the trailing arm has to come off to press the bush out, but looking on the net it looks like they can be taken out with a bush extraction tool? Anyone...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I've got handling problems on my E36 318i Touring. Back end is swaying when suddenly unloaded e.g. changing gear under hard acceleration, dip clutch and back end moves sideways/wobbles. Feels unstable in straight line and over road undulations. Sidewinds on motorway causes similar problems...
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have just had to replace the rear trailing arm bushes on my 2001 E46 320d. After finding excellent advice on here and some very useful videos on YouTube I decided to try to do the job myself and save myself some money. This is not a 'how to' as there is enough information available already...
  10. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, someone please give me an advice. The technician broke my trailing arm thread when he replaced the shocks. temporary fixed by heli coil, but its not 100% reliable, so i decided changing a trailing arm. the question is whats need to change with this job? bushes, bolts, bearings...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi can anyone help im trying to find a rear trailing arm for my 316I compact.
  12. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Time to change the bushes in the rear trailing arm / swing arm ... No go on the four wheel alignment due to seized eccentric bolts and split bushes..... If any one has some pointers on what I have to remove and in what order to allow me to take off the arm, It would be really appreciative...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just recently bought a 320d coupe msport, absolutely love it but it's now became apparent why the previous owner has sold it It's destroying the inside of the rear tyres for fun, totally bald and illegal within 4 weeks!! I've had it at by local BMW dealer for a 4 wheel alignment check, who's...
  14. BMW Guides and How To's
    My first attempt to give something back to the forum, hope I'm adding something interesting/useful. I've needed to remove the ball joints/bushes between the trailing arm and the upper and lower control arms. I'd seen various 'proper' tools costing hundreds of dollars and some DIYs particularly...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Need some advice on carrying out the rear trailing arm bush diy. I started the diy today and succesfully managed to remove all 6 18mm bolts. I am now going to purchase the bush removal tool and hopefully complete the job. I do though need some advice on the diy. While looking at the Bentley...
  16. BMW Parts for Sale
    Drivers side rear trailing arm with hub removed from a e46 saloon, in good condition. Collection from York only due to size and weight. Price is £20. Cheers Alex
  17. BMW Parts for Sale
    I bought a set of Powerflex rear trailing arm bushes for my E46 Compact but never got round to fitting them. Box never opened and comes as new. I'm just looking to recoup what they cost me so the price is £45 delivered. Cheers Alex
  18. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Just need a bit of advice on this diy. Ive read instructions on how to perform this diy but cannot decide tool to remove the bush is best.I would like to buy a tool that will allow the job to be done neatly and quickly as I don't have a how amount of time. I would also like to if this tool would...
  19. BMW Parts for Sale
    Hey guys!! To cut a long story short I have been left in the lurch with 10 sets of the Powerflex rear trailing arm bushes part number PFR5-3608, these fit the E36 Chassis Excluding Compact, All E46 Chassis & Z4 E85/E86. These are all brand new and per set (2 bushes, 1 cars worth) I am offer...
  20. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    As above if anyone has a tool for the pressing of the trailing arm bushes that I could borrow tomorrow that would be great! I live in Bradford but happy to travel a little way to collect... Thanks!
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