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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 12-24-2012, 01:54 PM
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Sway Bar End Link Replacement

Just replaced my rear sway bar end links and brackets. Story and pics for anyone tackling the job. Note this is on a 99 M3: http://chrisparente.com/2012/12/24/s...my-bmw-e36-m3/
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Old 12-24-2012, 02:10 PM
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Nicely done. One thing to note: the end link bushings in the Lemforder parts are the same size as all new links. The hole appears to be smaller because it hasn't been riding on the sway bar for thousands of miles being stretched out.

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Old 12-25-2012, 09:53 AM
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One thing to note: the end link bushings in the Lemforder parts are the same size as all new links. The hole appears to be smaller because it hasn't been riding on the sway bar for thousands of miles being stretched out.
Good point, thanks!
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And the fronts

And finally got around to doing the fronts. Easy job, although having a 17mm wrench will save you some time: http://chrisparente.com/2013/11/02/f...cement-e36-m3/
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:31 AM
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I have m3 coilovers and they came with sb links, think im going to install them this coming weekend b/c mine are shot.
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