The complete automotive resource for buyers, sellers, and owners like you.
Car, Truck and SUV Forums at Roadfly
+ Bentley Forums
+ BMW Forums
+ Cadillac Forums
+ Chevrolet Forums
+ Ferrari Forums
+ Jaguar Forums
+ Lamborghini Forums
+ Lotus Forums
+ Mercedes-Benz Forums
+ Maserati Forums
+ MINI Forums
+ Porsche Forums
+ General Discussion
+ Marketplace Forums
nope (archive)

[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]

Posted by Dragos on November 21, 2000 at 17:23:16:

In Reply to: Urethane Thrust Arm Bushings? posted by t_tice on November 20, 2000 at 23:53:28:

Like Phil says, they're way too stiff, their original intent is for race/track prepped cars.

The E32 bushings should have lasted 3 times that. Are you sure it's the bushings and nothing else ?

Torqueing them with the arms unloaded is a common mistake and that is the cause of premature wear and cracks.

Dragos



Does anyone know where I can get stronger thrust arm bushings than the OEM rubber ones. I currently have the 750 bushings. They seem to have only lasted less than 30K miles.

I'm willing to put up with a more harsh ride to eliminate the shimmy under braking?

Any other ideas would be welcome as well.

Tom
'92 525i
'98 M3/4
'99 540/6





Follow Ups:



[ Follow Ups ] [ 5-series (E34) Message Board ] [ Msg. Board FAQ ]
Questions, comments, or problems, please visit the Roadfly help desk.
Roadfly.com Logo © 1997 - 2017 Jump Internet Inc. All rights reserved.