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Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-21-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Rear lower control arms

Hello everybody I need to replace my rear lower control arms and I have no idea what to replace them with so any suggestions on what to buy would be awesome, thanks. I also have a quick question when...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-20-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Rear lower control arms

I am going to be buying some new rear lower control arms and I would just like to know what I should get any suggestions would be great.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-12-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Yea my tires have funky wear but everything in....

Yea my tires have funky wear but everything in. the front suspension was shot I think ill just get one to be safe
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-12-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Is an alignment 100% necessary, just wondering...

Is an alignment 100% necessary, just wondering because it goes straight with the wheel straight but I'm sure that's not the only thing that matters
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
got done a couple hours ago. all in all not...

got done a couple hours ago. all in all not terribly hard but definitely terribly tedious and annoying and patience is necessary. the inner ball joint nuts are a royal pita they probably took 30...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Ball joints were bo match fer me 4-5 whacks and...

Ball joints were bo match fer me 4-5 whacks and out right side done working on left right side was shot bushing stayed on control arm while bracket came off ball joints toast will post pictures later
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-11-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
The head on the nut that holds the sway bar link...

The head on the nut that holds the sway bar link to the sway bar is stripped from the previous idiot anybody know what size nut it is
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
anybody know the exact wrenches and sockets ill...

anybody know the exact wrenches and sockets ill need if so let me know please if not no big deal ill figure it out as i go thanks
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-10-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,444
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Thread reincarnation... When I drive my car it...

Thread reincarnation... When I drive my car it sounds like I'm in a wind tunnel or next to an air plane wheel bearing or differential noise, I'm changing the fluid today because I just received my...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-08-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
hey eight thirty i need my diiff bushings and...

hey eight thirty i need my diiff bushings and subframe bushings done bad i have the middle of rear clunk when shifting only into first sometimes and when i looked at them all they are toast probably...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-08-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
5 mins later...... that wasnt too bad im happy i...

5 mins later...... that wasnt too bad im happy i asked about that though thanks.
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-08-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
probably explains why they were easy to put onto...

probably explains why they were easy to put onto the control arms back to the drawing board hopefully the come off/go back on without too much trouble
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-08-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
i will definitely do that, i do have one question...

i will definitely do that, i do have one question about the lollipop bracket on one side of the part of the bracket that bolts to the subframe the holes the bolts go into are different than on the...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-08-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
got the bushings onto the control arms with very...

got the bushings onto the control arms with very little effort and im all set to attempt my first real work on my car on sunday, i wont be able to do the rear sway bar links like i wanted to yet...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-06-2012, 05:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Everything is ordered and should be here by...

Everything is ordered and should be here by friday im a little skeptical about the bushings I ordered already pressed into the brackets febi bilstein people have given mixed reviews but I'm gonna try...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Alright thank you for all the help im sure it...

Alright thank you for all the help im sure it will make the job go smoothly ill let you know how it went
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
After I do get them on do I need to install them...

After I do get them on do I need to install them right away
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Oh I didn't see the lasy part about the fcabs and...

Oh I didn't see the lasy part about the fcabs and fish soap hopefully it works
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
I'll definitely be betting them I'm more worried...

I'll definitely be betting them I'm more worried about getting the bushings on the arms
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
I'm gonna have to have a shop press them on...

I'm gonna have to have a shop press them on because I don't have any way to do so
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Yea makes sense, do I need to have the fcab...

Yea makes sense, do I need to have the fcab pressed into the control arm I bought it already pressed into a new lollipop bracket but not on the control arm will the right amount of fource/dish soap/...
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Ahaha I would rather not ruin anything so point...

Ahaha I would rather not ruin anything so point the fork towards the front or rear not to the side?
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Well hopefully mine decide to be cooperative and...

Well hopefully mine decide to be cooperative and they come out without too much pounding and prying I can definitely see how they could be pretty hard to get free, well see what happens I guess
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Alright thanks for the info I didn't know it...

Alright thanks for the info I didn't know it would be hard to get the old ones out, diys fail to mention that
Forum: E36 (1991 - 1999) 11-05-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,383
Posted By Bimmer325ipat
Yea ill do that if i can't find them at my house...

Yea ill do that if i can't find them at my house will I have to use the pickle fork to pry down on the inner ball joint to get it to break free of the subframe?
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