The worn rubber mounts contribute to rear subframe-floor failure when the deflection in the.
Apr 26, Discussion Starter #1 Oct 17, 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 Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. Bushing replacement not only keeps the car in its top form, it also makes the car safer.
Depending on the work, it may be logical to replace all of the bushings in the rear suspension (there are 19 total). This is especially true if you are pulling the subframe out to do the floor reinforcement or Brand: Packaged by Turner.
Jul 10, 1. You can wait but at some risk of mounting point damage. 2.3. Go to someone who knows BMWs (but not necessarily the dealer) ========. Four likely causes of"thunk" from the back: 1) Subframe bushings and/or torn subframe mounting points. 2) Diff bushings, especially big one in rear of diff.