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Posted by Bob on January 08, 2001 at 23:53:47:

In Reply to: SHAKE/SHIMMEY - BUSHINGS posted by Brian S. on January 08, 2001 at 22:00:40:

Sounds like the bushings, but personally I'd use urethane bushings. I've installed a bunch and they are great (and lifetime as far as I can tell).


I have a 1983 533i that shakes in the steering wheel at 50 and 70 but gets even worse upon braking. I have seen this same problem on but have found no mechanic who seems to be able to figure it out. Here I have seen that people seem to have fixed this problem with 750i bushings. I am right now planning on replacing shocks and springs as well as these bushings. Hoping that the bushings cure the problem. Any opinions out there?


Brian S. - 1983 533i

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