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Hi, I have a 2001 325ci. Very well maintained, no rust on the bottom side. It has been sprayed with some rubbery anti-rust material and looks very well.

The car is 14 years old and needs the Trailing Arm Bushings replaced.
As of now, the rear subframe looks intact.

My question is: what are the risks of cracking the rear subframe when I try to remove the front facing trailing arm bushing?

What I'm afraid of is something like this :
happening
(Image Credit: http://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-gallery-e46-subframe.aspx)
 

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zero risk.
 

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It's not going to happen, but if I were you I'd run some paint around the carrier while it's still bolted in so you have a reference point upon reinstall.
 
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