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Old 04-04-2013, 12:17 PM   #1
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1998 328i driveshaft ( U-Joints )

Quick question. I have a 1998 328i manual and the u-joint ( rear ) is getting a little sloppy and I found a place that claims they can fix if the yoke is good ( yes ). Cost is $355 but some people are telling me it is not possible and best to buy a good used one or new. The company tells me they grind off the joint, repair and weld on washer to fix plus high speed balance. I looked for used but all I could find is in the states and new is expensive. The car has 310 RWHP so I would like it done right.
Thanks for any help.
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Old 04-05-2013, 01:24 PM   #2
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Ummm why go through the trouble when you can pick up a used M3 driveshaft for what, $100-150? Come to Ontario, there's a few parts dealers.

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Old 04-05-2013, 01:37 PM   #3
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I did some searching and found nothing, will look in Ontario thanks.
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