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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.

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Old 11-04-2005, 01:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Where to buy Center bearing

A few days ago i got this 89 325i 5speed for cheap (reason why because Center bearing was bad)

So i was wandering where is good and cheap place to buy this Center bearing

BTW bearing is that bad that it have 3/4 play
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So far I have find this bearing from 4 places

BavAuto PN# 26 12 1 226 723 $49.95

Pelican Parts PN# BW-26-12-1-226-723

Timken PN# 106CC Can be bought in Auto Zone for $19.99

BCA Bearing PN# 106CC Can be bought in Advance auto parts for $25.48

So is there any big difference between those parts
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I just recently did the center baering job on my e34. It then failed within 500 miles. Totally.

It's cheap - so replace the tranny mounts.

It my case, my tranny mounts had SHRUNK from the heat of the cat (they are directly above the catalytic conv) and changed the angle of the dshaft which in-turn tore the center bearing up rapidly.

It was something like 25.00 for both tranny mounts. It's good to do. Also - remember to pre-load it - or you will still have the drivetrain shutter.

good luck.

www.BMAAutoParts.com has them, too.
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How did you pre-load it
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Yesterday i orderedCenter bearing support in Auto ZOne and Advance Auto Parts and i got them today BUT i got bearing only, no support with rubber (whick is broke in mine) ,so i return them both and ordered one WHOLE Center Bearing Support from Bavauto.com
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