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  1. New control arms options in the e46

    General E46 Forum
    Hello ladies and gentlemen I am looking to replace my control arms in my e46 Does anyone have experience with the bavarian autosport brand control arms? they are $290 for the kit (5153345 KIT) that comes with bushings. Are they any good? Who makes them? I am also considering the meyle...
  2. Changed Lower control arm bushings: DIY for you

    DIY: Do It Yourself
    Hi, I had my lower control arm bushing changed, payed 100$ + oil change. I would have done if I could lift my car myself! So if you have that opportunity (the lift) you can do it This are the steps I have three pictures while my car was up! I have marked the bolts and screws with stars...
  3. Genuine BMW E46 Control Arm Set w/ FCABs **Sale!**

    Site Sponsor Specials and Sales
    Genuine Factory BMW Control Arm Kit w/ Bushings and Hardware! Non ZHP: $455 Shipped ; ZHP: $485 Shipped US Domestic Shipping Only. Please inquire on international shipping rates. For your reference, the part numbers for your model: 323/328 up to production 11/99: 31122157594 ; from 11/99...
  4. Replacing ball joints and/or control arms

    E46 Xi Forum
    My first post on E46 fanatics. About 10,000 miles ago I replaced the control arm bushings on my 2005 E46xi with Powerflex bushings and now it looks like I may need to replace the entire front lower control arm and/or the ball joints. My car vibrates badly when traveling 50+ MPH and cornering...
  5. *SOLD*FS: Control Arm Bushing Kit - New - $75

    Suspension and Braking
    Brand new, never used. Bought from Turner, ended up installing delrin bushings. $75-Shipped from MA
  6. What are the best FCA and FCABs out there?

    General E46 Forum
    So my steering is shaking again :banghead:. Last time I got this steering shimmy i just replaced the bushings (with new stock ones) and it solved the problem. Its been about 20,000 kilometers and now the steering is shaking again, i'm pretty sure i should have replaced the ball joints at the...
  7. 2002 BMW 325xi Wear & Tear Concerns

    General E46 Forum
    Hi all. This is my first post. I've spent the past two weeks scouring these boards for information on the car I recently purchased (2002 325xi). I've noticed people always want n00bs to use the search button (which I did) but I have some questions because this is my first BMW so I'm not sure how...
  8. Front Control Arm Bushing Help

    General E46 Forum
    So I went to my mechanic yesterday, and he said that my front control arm bushings were bad, and that the total to replace them would be 380. I decided to go online and get the part myself, and then take them to him to install, as I am sure that will drastically reduce the cost. My question is...
  9. Control Arm Bushings

    General E46 Forum
    Do anyone know if it is possible to change your control arm bushings without taking of the entire control arm?? Also are the poly uerethane bushings the way to go?
  10. Thumping noise when accelerating out of a turn

    General E46 Forum
    I just got my control arm bushings replaced, and just recently started hearing a thumping sound coming from the front of my car. At first I though I ran over something, but it's happened more often than it should. Could it be underinflated tires? I noticed they're getting a little low...
  11. New Bushings?

    General E46 Forum
    So, I went in to get my car aligned today and they told me that I need new front control arm bushings. I was told this a while ago, but they are now saying that without them the car will not keep it's alignment and the tires will wear fast. My questions are: a) is the above true? b) how...