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Mar 13, To replace the subframe bushings: Remove 4 bolt bolts holding subframe to diff, and 4 bolts+nuts holding trailing arms to the subframe.

Remove the stock subframe bushing by making this setup on a bench vise: The sockets go in these slits. Have a helper hold the subframe while you set everything up. May 11, BMW e30 rear subframe bushing removel and install. Aug 01, When removing the rear subframe on an E30, there is always a possibility that either of the two old bushings will be oxidized and therefore seized/stuck in the body.

No farting around with vises.

The OE subframe bushings are made up of an aluminum sleeve with a thick rubber coating around it. The aluminum sleeve protrudes at the top of the bushing and seats into the body during installation.

To understand why its. hold 2 nuts at the bottom of the rod with vise grips while tightening the nut under the pipecap; bushing will slide in like a greased pig down a shute! Remove rod and reinstall hardware. Total time for both sides - about 3 hours - we took our time! HTH YMMV Mark. The standard subframe bushing kit does not change camber (better for a track application).

Comes with a lifetime warranty. Fits BMW 3 Series E30 (,& M3) DOES NOT FIT iX model). These replace OEM part number. Dec 31, e30 rear subframe bushings-replace or leave. Discussion in 'E30 ' started by 02m3smg2b, Jun 7, 02m3smg2b guest. Replacing the rubber subframe bushings is not an easy diy job.

You'll likely need a press to get new rubber ones in. trailing arm removal. Place BMW Special Tool # 33 3 on top of sub frame and screw in # 33 3 through bushing. Place Tool # 33 3 on base of bushing and screw on nut # 33 3 Tighten 24 mm nut until bushing is fully seated in sub frame. Allow tool to sit, tightened, on bushing for at least 10 minutes to ensure bushing remains seated.

How To Remove Stuck BMW E30 Subframe Bushings From The Chassis When I removed the BMW E30 rear beam from the chassis, I ran into an issue where the cent.