Mar 13, To replace the subframe bushings: Remove 4 bolt bolts holding subframe to diff, and 4 bolts+nuts holding trailing arms to the subframe. Remove the stock subframe bushing by making this setup on a bench vise: The sockets go in these slits.
Have a helper hold the subframe while you set everything up. Missing: Addison TX. Aug 01, When removing the rear subframe on an E30, there is always a possibility that either of the two old bushings will be oxidized and therefore seized/stuck in the body.
The OE subframe bushings are made up of an aluminum sleeve with a thick rubber coating around it. The aluminum sleeve protrudes at the top of the bushing and seats into the body during installation. To understand why its Missing: Addison TX. How To Remove Stuck BMW E30 Subframe Bushings From The Chassis When I removed the BMW E30 rear beam from the chassis, I ran into an issue where the cent Missing: Addison TX. pull down on the crossmember while lowering the tranny jack - you need about 2 inches of clearance at the top.
insert the 36 (or 48) inch rod though bushing but not into the car. install a flat washer and a nut at the top; ensure a couple of rod threads are through the nut - for safety's sake. slide the slide hammer weight onto Missing: Addison TX. The back end of the E30, including the Drivetrain and the Brakes, are all mounted to one piece of metal known as the Rear bushtrim.buzz subframe is held in place with two bolts, cushioned with rubber bushes.
Over time, these bushes will perish and fail, leaving you with sloppy suspension, four-wheel steering and some very suspicious knocking sounds. To get your driving experience back to how Missing: Addison TX. Dec 31, e30 rear subframe bushings-replace or leave. Discussion in 'E30 ' started by 02m3smg2b, Jun 7, I meant to say in the post you can drop the whole rear suspension assembly when you free the rear-subframe-bushing nuts, and the diff-bushing bolt.
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