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Re: Control Arm Bushing Tool (archive)

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Posted by Barthe on June 29, 1999 at 17:08:01:

In Reply to: Control Arm Bushing Tool posted by Gary Smith on June 28, 1999 at 19:28:17:

I like you have noticed the tool offered by Bavarian Autosport.

When I changed my bushings about a year ago, I took the control arms to my local independent BMW shop and they removed the old bushings and pressed in the new ones for $25.

Since the car was due for an alignment I let this shop perform the alignment work.

It is very difficult to justify the purchase of a $250 tool to be used at the most twice during the life of the car. Ask you local shop if they will press in the new bearings for you.


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