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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 10-18-2011, 06:41 PM
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I bought a couple of bushing sets and reinforcements myself. $$$$
Just plain old OEM ones. The outer upper control arm bushings. One is shot to hell and causes a loud racket on every little bump. I don't think they make polyurethane ones for that spot, but I wouldn't have the money anyway.

I might be doing the RTABs, but I don't know if it's worth it to use the expensive polyurethane ones. I feel like I'm going to spend an extra $80 for something that I won't notice that much
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:09 PM
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Idk how much OEM RTABs are, but poly ones aren't too expensive.
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:14 PM
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OEM pairs are about $20 and poly ones are about $80 IIRC.
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:34 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:35 PM
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I got poly RTABs because they are more durable than OEM, keep the suspension geometry where it should be, and are super easy to instal. OEM is totally fine if you don't plan to track your car, though.
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:41 PM
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Well last night I ordered: 2 door handle covers and gaskets, cowl thingy for under the hood and wipers, rear vent glass gaskets, 2 roundels, 4 wheel emblems and 6 new ///M wheel emblems for my dads DSII's...hes getting everything ready for after he paints it!
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:44 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 01:52 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:06 PM
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Already posted this in classifieds but selling a pair of 17x11 bbs style 5s $200

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Old 10-19-2011, 02:19 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:25 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:26 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 02:47 PM
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Not a typo:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=576038

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Old 10-19-2011, 02:57 PM
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Nope. BBS somethings, but not true 5s. Dang that's wide. That's wider than the wheels I run on my dune buggy!
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:09 PM
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Have had for about 35 years. It hasn't been out of storage in over 25. I can't even get TO it right now, so much crap is stored in front of it. I can't drive it on the beach any more (state law) and can't license it for the street, so I parked it. 67VW engine, Holley deuce carb, cammed,ported and polished heads, Big Bore kit (1688cc) Teepee headers, make about 90hp, 63 drivetrain, tube frame built myself.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:56 PM
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+1 to pictars Ken! Like. NAOW!~
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:03 PM
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It is rusted as heck, covered in dust, and underneath a huge pile of junk. It wasn't anything special in it's best days, although it was really quick. 90hp on a 750 pound car.
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:07 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:28 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:50 PM
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Old 10-19-2011, 05:58 PM
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Also, you should update your signature to "Resident Forum Geezer/Craigslist addict/Hoarder (of awesome things)".
Minor fix in there
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