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Old 09-29-2011, 02:19 PM   #1
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Control arm bushings?

Hey guy I was just wondering where to find control arm bushings. I'm looking for better one's. I can find stock rubber bushings from just about anywhere but i'm thinking polyurethane or delrin. Prefer local I saw delrin on Turner Motorsports but I street drive this car so they might be a little rough from what I've heard.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:21 PM   #2
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The stock shit has been good for me. A refreshed stock one is good and firm.

Pelican Parts.com is great.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:22 PM   #3
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How long do they last though?
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:29 PM   #4
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15 years? Mine were just replaced last year after 24 years? They weren't terrible.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:31 PM   #5
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if you have to get rubber ones, get the stock M3 ones as their solid and wont wear as bad... autopartsway usually has good prices (ask marinello bmw too) ... if you want poly ones I'm lookin for a set too so I'll let you know what I come across any
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if you have to get rubber ones, get the stock M3 ones as their solid and wont wear as bad... autopartsway usually has good prices (ask marinello bmw too) ... if you want poly ones I'm lookin for a set too so I'll let you know what I come across any
I thought the M3 one are offset and 325I are centered
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:37 PM   #7
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Oh I can live with that. I was not sure how old mine were but if they last that long there is no point I'll just get the stock ones thanks
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:47 PM   #8
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they are, but from what I understand the extra caster is good for your high speed handling ... so if your gonna change em might as well get the best .... also e36 m3 ones will fit too
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:48 PM   #9
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well i found these


http://store.powerflexusa.com/bmw-e3...shings-p1.aspx
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:50 PM   #10
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Stick to stock for a street car.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:50 PM   #11
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you can get the powerflex ones from RMP. I have the purple ones on my car and so far so good.
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:51 PM   #12
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sorry for the ignorance, but RMP?
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:54 PM   #13
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never mind I had a moment. How much were your bushings?
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Old 09-29-2011, 02:57 PM   #14
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I think I paid around $90
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:29 PM   #15
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1995 M3 offset bushings, I ordered mine from Mike at Maranello, around $50. Make sure you stress offset, as the first set that came in were centered.
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