3-Series (E21, E30)Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.
Hello. I have a question about my e30. A few days ago I lost control of my bmw 318i (1988). Fortunately, I only hit a curb. Unfortunately I hit it twice. First I hit it with a front wheel and then with a back wheel (driver side). The front wheel took all the damage and smashed into pieces. The car did not go anywhere after I crashed it. Later on we found out that the driveshaft at the back is broken.
The problem is this when we put a good wheel on it was in an angle. The question is how I can check what is bent? Will it be ok if I put a new driveshaft in?
Agreed, head to a local body shop and ask them if they can check total chassis alignment. They may or may not be nice enough to do it for free. Be a nice guy and appeal to whatever it is that seems to make them happy... Just chat them up for a minute, get to know the guys in the shop, and tell them that you really would appreciate a chassis allignment check. Repairing a bent or misalligned subframe won't be cheap, but checking it out (if they don't do it for free) shouldn't cost you more than $200 I wouldn't think.
Hope this helps!
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