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Too much drifting is no good

I think my car is taking the toll for the recent rain driftings. The rear suspension is making weird noises.
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How so??.... RSMs?

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I think the chassis seperating from the body, the problem Del had earlier.
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I think I may be having the same problem with the e34. Please post anything you find out.
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rear sub-frame failure?

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Check your strut mounts and rear bushings. Some times the wear out and you hear metal hitting metal. I have the problem now. Check the mounts first.

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I got final exams for next 2 weeks, is it alright to put another 500 Km on the car before having the check-up. Or will I be damaning something big.
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i think u busted the rear subframe, pretty common and expensive...

better hope its just the RSM's

do u have suspension mods? if not, this aint FnF3...get some upgrades

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I was thinking of selling this car, I think the retail value just went down by a grand. Whats RSM?
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I was thinking of selling this car, I think the retail value just went down by a grand. Whats RSM?
Im assuming "Rear Strut Mounts"

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And if it is your sub-frame or you haven't had a failure yet and are worried you can reinforce the subframe. See below.

http://home.comcast.net/~matthew.c.s...rame/index.htm
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Thanks for the info.
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