E46 Fanatics Forum banner
1 - 2 of 2 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
148 Posts
12) Take the RTAB's and install them in the trailing arm. Apply antiseize to the barrel and push the barrel through both bushings. You may need to tap it with a hammer to get the barrel through
GREAT write-up...I have one question though - RE: the PowerFlex RTABs - did you need the RTAB tool to install them - or since it's 2 pieces (unlike OEM which is a whole unit), can you simply push them in by hand?


Thanks!
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
148 Posts
No, you do not need the RTAB tool to install the powerflex RTABs, only to remove the old bushings.

I did find using a couple of small C clamps helped for pushing the center barrel in and compressing the two urethane bushing halves together.

I have an RTAB tool for rent if you're interested...

Luky
Thanks Luky!

I see yer in SD also. I'm actually going to try and pry the OEM RTABs out another way (there many DIYs here using alternative methods). If these fail, I'll definitely hit you up for your tool!

Thanks,
AJ
 
1 - 2 of 2 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top