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ok guys i have a 92 325i and last night i was coming home with my girlfriend. I had made a left turn and I heared a bang \ing sound from the rear of my car. I thought it was my trunk not properly closed. so i cheacked and it was. on my way home i heared it again. the sounds only come when i excelerate. If i start the car off slowly it doesn't make it ,but when a excelerate it gose bang. i think it's the dif or shafts. What do you guys think. also cost of fixing would be great *mumble*
07-28-2003, 11:16 AM
'92 E36's have weak diff mounts. The situation you described sounds like that. I would suggest you get it towed to your trusted mechanic ASAP.
07-28-2003, 12:18 PM
might also be your driveshaft weight or hanger bearing...
if it is the diff mounts what do i have to do to fix the problem. i think it is the drive shaft on the passenger side because the banging only comes from the right rear.:(
07-28-2003, 09:40 PM
Check that the subframe isn't broken as well.
alright guys i checked out the problem and it turns out that i ripped one of the rear subframe mounts out from the frame:mad:
now my question to you guys is what kits are on thw market to renfoce those points on the subframe. I have to take the diff and shafts out etc. what upgrades would be good to do at this point that i have all this stuff out. help me out guys because i'm starting to get pissed off with *uzi* BMW'S
07-30-2003, 08:55 PM
There's a rienforcement kit available at the dealer, and it's for the e36 cabrio's. The kit itself doesn't cost very much, under $100 if I remember correctly, but it's the labour costs that will kill you :(
I was lucky that my mechanic was able to do it for VERY cheap (under $500), but he said he'd never do it again because it was a pain!
07-30-2003, 09:05 PM
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