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750il Front Suspension Still Rattles.... (archive)

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Posted by John Kelso on April 05, 2001 at 06:00:51:

Has anyone else had this problem? - I've replaced all the front suspension bushes & ball joints recently but I still have a rattle on light braking when I hit bumps. It sounds remarkably like the original rattle when the upper & lower bushes failed. There was a major mod from BMW needed to replace the bushes - a complete front bar assembly which bolts directly to subframe, and the bushes seem to be made of fairly soft rubber. Have I been given the wrong modification? I've also changed the shocks, their top mounts, roll bar links and brake discs, so it drives like a dream - but still rattles occasionally! Apart from earplugs, any ideas? 1990 E32 100k miles


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