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Oct 05, Wheel Bearing Kit (the one I have): stumpchopping.bar Wheel Bearing Kit (the better one): stumpchopping.bar manufacturer of those specialty. Apr 26, I just did a major suspension refresh, front struts, rear shocks, springs, FCAB, RTAB, Rear Balljoints, Endlinks, Swaybar Bushings, etc.
I want to tackle the rear subframe bushings and diff. Would it make sense to buy a used e46 rear axle subframe and remove and press new bushings into the used one, so I can save time when i take out the one in my car?Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.
Oct 07, Use a 24mm wrench for the top nut and a 19mm wrench to counter-hold the bottom. As you tighten the top nut, the tool will pull the bushing up and out of the subframe.
Without the tool, using a press or burning the bushing out are the next options. The latter option, however, is not recommended. Oct 05, After the bolts are loose, support the center of the subframe with a jack. Next, use an 18mm socket to remove the two bolts that mount the subframe to the chassis.
Then, use that same socket to remove the two nuts securing the subframe to the chassis. The bolts are at the rear of the subframe, and the nuts are towards the front.
E46 Turner solid rear subframe bushings (set of 4) T#: Part#: TDR In Stock Sale - Save 15% Qty: 1. Select Add Turner rear shock mount reinforcments? E36, E46 Rear Shock Tower Mount Reinforcement Kit T#: Brand: Packaged by Turner. Aug 15, Powerflex offers Black Series urethane RTABs for the E This will replace the factory bushing and they are made with a flange so they work like having limiters on. For the subframe bushings, you also have two options.
If your bushings are not yet cracked you can get the Powerflex inserts made for OE bushings. The Powerflex inserts will keep the OEM bushing from flexing and. Apr 26, e46 Rear Differential Bushing Removal. Jump to Latest Follow Hey everyone! The rest of the Bushings are good and no crack at the left subframe mount. I read somewhere that you can replace this bushing by removing the Differential plate and the rear sway bar, so that you have enough room to press the bushing out.
Oct 08, This is the final part of our 3 part BMW E46 M3 rear subframe overhaul DIY. Part one of the DIY covered the entire removal/teardown process, part two covered installation of the new components, and part three covers the re-installation process once the bushings.
Dec 08, There are four large 18mm bolts that hold the subframe to the car. There are also 4 10mm bolts that hold a little crossmember to the front of the subframe that loop around the diff flange.
Remove the 4x10mm bolts first. Now all we have is the 4 18mm bolts. Support the subframe with a jack.