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Posted by pete on December 14, 2000 at 22:00:08:

In Reply to: Re: alignment after lower and upper arm replaced posted by Dave R. 91 35i, 71 02 on December 14, 2000 at 17:26:22:


No ka klunk. I had to do the upper thrust bushing and i got the lowers for practically nothing, so i decided since i was there i changed them and the sway bar links. i will also change the tie rod
ends because the boots are cracked.
Hello Pete,

With both arms replaced, the alignment should be checked. The sway bar links should be replaced too.

What caused you to change out the arms? Did you have any noises prior to the change? IE a "ka klunk" noise when going over small ridges or bumps?

-rob '94 540ia


I replaced my upper and lower control arms today. Also
the sway bar links (boots ripped) Does it need a alignment
now. It drives straight, but I noticed a little
wandering on the highway. never had that before.

91 525i
any thought?

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