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  1. Front wishbone rear P mounts.

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Greetings, can anyone reommend a source for these, other than GSF, as i got some from them and they only lasted 3 years..
  2. A-arm camber adjustment arm (top wishbone)

    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...
  3. E36 328i 1998 uper wishbone

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hi all, I have taken the whole back end of my e36 out and noticed the upper wishbone which connects to the rear subframe is slightly torn I bought a welder and did weld it as per the picture Initially the welder did melt the metal bit on the upper wishbone and I had to cover the gap by...
  4. E46 Wishbone Mounting Bushes Washers Addvice

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Gents Going to replace my wishbones and mountings/bushes this weekend on my E46 318i registered 2000. When I look at TIS it informs me that if 66mm mountings are used a special washer S in the picture attached is required to stop the cruciform from rubbing the mounting. Is this washer...
  5. Wishbone bushes + other

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Afternoon all, New to the world of BMW having just picked up a 316ti sport compact on a 53 plate 100k fsh, cost me £1k so not bad going. Only had it a week though and have a few niggles. Both Wishbone bushes need replacing, the bushes that sit in the bracket aiming to the rear of the car. Do...
  6. Why Poly?

    PSBushings
    Why Poly? Polyurethane bushings are stronger and last longer than standard rubber bushings. Most modern production vehicles are designed using rubber bushings which have a limited lifespan. This contributes to suspension failure due to vehicular weight and the inherent design of high-tech...
  7. e61 Lower rear wishbone bush replacement - fixed with pictures

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    So I posted a help request but clearly a new problem so here is the fix First burn out the old bush with a blowtorch, it is straight forward once the middle pin is out Next place a 51-55mm heavy duty exhaust clamp around the new bush and place in a saucepan of boiling water Then using a...
  8. e61 Lower rear wishbone bush replacement - help please

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Need to replace the inner rear lower wishbone bushes on my E61. (bolts 10, 12) RealOEM.com   BMW E61 525d REAR AXLE SUPPORT/WHEEL SUSPENSION Bought spare wishbone to experiment on, Lemforder bushes and arbor kit New Bear Silent BMW Puller Silent Bearings Axle Bearings Tool Set For Bmw | eBay...
  9. 2002 325ti warning lights on after wishbone replacement

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi A few days a go I had the left wishbone replaced as it was an MOT fail (I posted about it) had the work done at the MOT place not BMW I didn't drive the car far untill today I noticed that the stering wheel was not centered, to go straight it needed to be at 1 o'clock not 12 I drove on to...
  10. Lemforder Control Arm / Wishbone Bush / Upper wishbone outer bush 623 11 0285

    BMW Parts for Sale
    I have two Lemforder Upper Wishbone Outer Bush's for sale. I bought them to fit to the rear of my E46 compact but never got round to it so they are still boxed as new. I am looking for £20 each delivered. Any questions feel free to ask. Cheers Alex
  11. 1997 E36 328i - Problems aligning e30 wishbone brackets with Powerflex BLK bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Currently replacing the old worn E36 wishbones and rear control arm bushes with E30 wishbones and Powerflex BLK bushes. No issues removing old parts, however getting the new completed control arm assembly back on is proving problematic. The inner and outer ball joints easily fit back into...
  12. 2001 E46 330i - Which wishbone?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I'm new to the forum and new to owning a BMW. Car just made I through MOT but I need to replace the front wishbones as the ball joints have play. I have already replaced the rear wishbone bushes with powerflex (with hindsight I should have done everything at once, but anyway) I've...
  13. Wishbone - 2002 E46 330i Sport Touring

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, My offside wishbone lower ball joint is shot and I'd lke to replace the entire wishbone with a Meyle 4D version. I used these with my old 2001 330i Touring (non-sport version) and was very happy with their longevity. Looking at real oem and other sites there seem to be different model...
  14. 2005 e46 320d Wishbone needs changeing

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, i have to replace my passenger side lower arm but i think i'll do them both with new bushing of course. I am a bit lost here. ecp have lemforders for 139 each and 68 for the bushing, but ebay sells meyle HD kit for 189 including bushes with 4 years warranty and that is really good! However...
  15. E46 Front Wishbone Bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi, I wonder if someone could answer a silly question - should there be any play in the the rear bushes of the front wishbones on an E46 (316 Compact) My concern is, the car was due an MOT - it needed some front tyres and the guy in the tyre shop said there was no point in doing the tracking...
  16. Strange droplink attaches to wishbone? Dsc?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi everyone i was servicing my breaks the other day and noticed a strange small droplink attached to the middle of my wishbone. Its only about 3-4 inch long and is attached to what looks like a electric box, is this something to do with dsc and anyone know the name of it as the ball joints are...
  17. Steering problems after wishbone rear bushes fitted?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi each and all, my BM recently failed it's MOT on FRONT wishbone rear bushes, I bought a set of MEYLE HD bushes ( it also needed the drop link arms replacing = These were branded ETS ) now that these jobs have been done by the garage the steering just does not feel right at all it wanders and...
  18. anyone tried Powerflex Black wishbone bushes

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    one of the advisory's on my e36 328 was the wishbone rear bush was starting to show signs of wear, being a Powerflex fan i see they do a Black series bush to replace it. Has anyone used them before, any pro's/con's of replacing them with stiffer bushes instead of factory ones many thanks
  19. 318i 2002 wishbone bushes?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi guys I have my MOT coming up and know the rear wishbone bushes need replacing. I'm looking to upgrade to power flex bushes and I'm pretty sure I need the 66mm ones for my car as its the facelift. I'm just wondering if anyone knows the part number so I can match it to be sure? Also I will...
  20. Has anyone had a wishbone bush bracket sheer in half bought from Euro car parts

    BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Help equired have you ever had a wishbone bush bracket sheer in half, urgent help required
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