Using a screwdriver or any metal object, hammer the axle out of the hub.
19mm wrench and 19mm socket for the big round back bushing. Have a jack under the diff when you undo the top subfram bolts and maneuver the diff away from the driveshaft, out of the subframe hole and make sure you're not under it 'cuase it might fall if it does meh, nothing will happen to it.
The age of your E30 alone has taken its toll on your differential bushings.
Step 1: After removal and cleaning of the diff bushing lubricate the bushing and diff cover. Step 2: With the lip facing the rear and the arrow pointing up start to press the bushing by hand, use a rubber mallet if necessary. Step 3: Lubricate the race and the bushing and start to press on the race by hand, use rubber mallet if necessary DisclaimerPrice:E30's do not age gracefully from a bushing perspective.
Your old E30 diff bushing has seen a lot of wear and tear. The age of your E30 alone has taken a toll on your differential bushings. The importance of bushings on your E30 is not to be understated; make sure that E30 diff is not moving all over the place under stumpchopping.bar:James shows you step by step how to replace or swap the differential in your BMW EFollow us on Instagram and Facebook!stumpchopping.bar E30 Diff RemovalPM If you're doing all the bushings for the sub frame and related parts it could be best to just drop the whole sub frame.
Changed diff while it was out, piece of cake. undo the rear mount and swing the diff down to get to the top bolts easier. Comment.
Post Cancel. Simon S. Any decent non industrial vise should be able to press in/out both the rear subframe bushings and trailing arm bushings. I would recommend an industrial sized vise for the diff mount and front control arms (if you ever do those).
Without a vise you can burn the subframe bushings out which will leave a metal sleeve that you can cut out with a.