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|3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.|
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Originally Posted by 97alpineM3
I wouldnt do that unless the rest of your suspension was made to support that type of punishment.
The more weight those ball joints transfer and the faster they transfer it the more it will play into other suspension components.
So unless you have other heavy duty components and some kick ass bushings... I'd stay away...
Thats just my opinion,
Originally Posted by stracer
Well what can I do to prevent the ware that they have so I don't have to replace my control arms again in about 50k or so like everyone says. Granted I just got this car and it has 82k on it, but i have no idea if they are the orginal control arms or have been replaced b4.
Refering to the Meyle's control arm at bavauto.com Part num 31 12 1 140957M
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