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  1. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, I live in Dubai, and Im about to buy a second hand 6 series (650i or 640i) from 2008-2012, with 70,000 - 120,000 km. Most 6 series I've seen so far both E63/E64 and the newer F12, have had a significant amount of repairs of things like: - Shock Mounts - Engine mounts - Control arm...
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Gentlemen anybody knows a good BMW shop in NW burbs to take care of my 530i thru extended warranty?:dunno:
  3. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    So I dropped some lowering springs in the other day, and noticed my control arm bushings were looking a little rough. So im shopping for some new stuff to upgrade. My questions are: 1. Should I just swap bushings, or do the whole control arms? 2. Are the powerflex bushings as awesome in real...
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I'm looking to get my front control arms and bushings replaced. I've been reading a lot about this and am relatively confident I can tackle this on my own using my dad's friend's garage but had a few questions. First the symptoms that led to this: Noticed squealing/squeaky noise when turning...
  5. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I'm trying to replace the front lower control arms in my 97' 540i E39. I noticed they needed to be changed because of the slight shift in my tires and the wear on the inside. I ordered what I was told was the exact part but when I took off the old arms they had a metal spacer right above the...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I decided after constantly hearing from my Indy that my Front Thrust bushings (UCA) were leaking and had to be replaced, that I would finally do it. I mean, why not.:thumbup: I decided to replace my stock control arms with the ///M3 control arms made by TRW. Let me just start by saying OH...
  7. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    DIY job done to replace powersteering rack, control arms and also the rubber and plastic peices, also the top metal end, in the suspension at the front (back is yet to be done). Now after put altogether one side of the front wheels is further off the body then the other. It seems way too much...
  8. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Hello all! I replaced both upper and lower control arms on my 1990 525i this weekend (oh joy). I am having a hell of a time torquing them down to specs where they attach to the cross member. I put the car on ramps so that it is loaded, get under the car and I managed to torque everything really...
  9. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello All, I am a new owner of a 2007 335i w/ 45k miles. I have owned the car since Feb. 2013 and just recently took the car to get an oil change to an independent. While completing the oil change the mechanic stated that the Front Control Arm Bushing on the brakes is broken and will need to...
  10. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    I live in the mountains and drive a lot of miles when I get to the bottom of the mountain. I replaced all the suspension arms about 30k miles ago and solved the infamous squeaking noise but now its back with a vengeance. This is not surprising to me but I want to nip it in the bud for a little...
  11. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    I wrecked my bmw 645ci.front end.. I have already bought all the parts..in which I got great deals..but my front suspension got shot up. I have ordered most of the parts..my question is I ordered control arms from a wrecked yard..and the bushings seem to have one mark vs the bushings on my...
  12. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    I am interested in buying replacement front suspension control arm and bushing/bracket kits for my 99 323i convertible (E36), to include the replacement self locking parts. Anyone have the listing of parts that I need to buy and suggestions on quality, low cost suppliers?
  13. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    I bought this car for $2300 last september and I really enjoy it although there's a couple issues that I'll probably end up dealing with fairly soon. The transmission slips in R but still works ok. It's hesitant to go in reverse up hill, but it still pulls it off and the PO said it's been like...
  14. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    My right rear camber is off. It looks like the lower control arm was replaced but unfortunately the camber is still out by 1 degree. So either the trailing arm / carrier is bent or the upper control arm is bent I think. Which is more likely? Is it possible for the upper control arm to bend in...
  15. Suspension and Braking
    GB: Radenergie Adjustable CF Rear Control Arms & CF Racing Strut Brace (e36/e46/e85) Worked out a deal with Dynovo (www.dynovo.com) to offer these two Radenergie products at a ridiculously-low group rate***8230; A.) Radenergie Adjustable Carbon Fiber Rear Lower Control Arms (Pair)...
  16. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I'm a total n00b with cars but wanted to run by what the mechanic told me to make sure everything makes sense. I took my car (318ic w/ ~150k milage) in for inspection, and the mechanic told me that my front lower ball joints have play, that they are replaced with lower control arms, and that...
  17. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    ok i will be purchasing a control arm kit with bushings, sway bar attachements, a few other things. i need advice which are better Meyle or deutsche parts one, both are retailed on ebay they are a couple of other brands that i saw, i seem to like deutchse since a little pricier and i can buy a...
  18. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Looking for some advise. I need to replace my front control arms on my e46 2001 325ci. I Can get the OCAP parts at cost $116 per side. I havent seen much on OCAP, any suggestions on if I should go with OCAP or Meyle? I replacing both control arms and alredy have the meyle bushings and...
  19. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    i want to replace my control arm rear bushing.(and tire rods too) i found a great deal on craigslist, possibly from a newer m3 heres the link with the pics i checked on realoem.com and see the p/n dont match the one pictured below has an additinal protrusion. will it still fit...
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