was involved in a slight accident, just wanted to know if this is repairable.
I've already asked 2 indy bmw mechanics, they said its fixable, just wanted to get some more insights on the repair, if anyone has experience this type of damage before, and how they'd fix it.
I've checked for other...
I'm currently swapping a 2JZ into my 1999 E39 wagon. I'll have a build thread up soon for anyone interested. I'm looking to buy an M5 LSD, and when searching many of them are for only 2000-2003 M5s. Are there any major differences? My only real concern is the subframe mounting points...
So the Z3M I purchased has some welds popped and a tear in the trunk. On the underside the diff mount and all other welds look great. From what I can see only one of the popped welds popped all the way to the underside (if that makes sense?) It seems that the sheet metal is layered...
Hi guys, am new to all this stuff but has probably been asked plenty of times so please bare with me.
So I am doing a 2j swap but into a 325ci. I want to completely re build the rear end like the subframe and suspension etc. would it be easier to get a M3 rear end to put into it? that would...
Not very familiar with this forum, someone from 5series net recommend that I post this here.
If this is in the wrong area or anything lemme know.
So here's a little something hoping it can help or even entertain someone haha.
2004 530i 6 speed m54 super basic package
So basically one night I...
Currently aspiring to purchase an e46 M3, i went to the internet to find what to look for in a used one. of course i find the list of what to look for before you buy, the usual list of cost of ownership mumbo jumbo Vanos issues springs breaking blah blah. all things i can fix or am prepared to...
hey guys, I searched, but couldn't seem to find a DIY for front subframe removal. mine is damaged, so I bought a new one, and want to change it myself. any tips, or links to a diy would be much appreciated. I intend to begin working on it Wednesday or Thursday. thanks in advance.
I replaced my front bushings at 80k, too late and worn out my front tires. Was told this is a wear item at 60k.
When do the rear bushing need to be replaced at ___k miles?
Any thoughts on replacing the subframe bushings and other suspension items at 90k?
Hey guys found out my 02 325ci has a subframe crack its rather small and doesnt look like it gone too far yet but i was wondering if anyone knew anyway to get it fixed cheap BMW wants 5000+ I was thinking about just taking it to a welder and having him fix / reinforce it. Also does anyone know...
2002 M Roadster @ 30,000kms
Background on the car:
-Car is stock
-BMW dealership had the front sub frame apart to pull the oil pan to diagnose spun con rod bearing
-Engine was replaced this spring as goodwill gesture by BMW despite being 2 years out of warranty (I would be happy to share the...
Most of us will not have subframe issues and therefore we should consider opting out of the proposed settlement as any subframe issues arising after the cut off dates will no longer be reimbursed by BMW NA.
According to the current PROPOSED settlement we must decide to opt OUT by July 15th...
sub-frame paperwork repair bill anyone?
OK i got the class action lawsuit letter even though i purchased the car from a private party from a neigboring state, i got the car kinda cheap beacuse of the sub-frame...
So my sway bar bracket recently tore on my front sub frame:cry:
so I got a new one and i am in the process of replacing mine
im taking pics but i was wondering if anyone wants me to post them for reference
i know this is a common problem especially with convertible and m3 sway bars.