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#1 (permalink) Old 06-11-2006, 10:21 AM
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driveshaft?

First off I would like to say HI. I'm new here. I just purchased a 1984 bmw 528e in pretty good shape for 70 bucks. It has a bad drive shaft support. I did some search and found a little bit of info on the problem I'm having but had a few more questions. First off I was not thinking when I pulled the drive shaft apart and did not mark it so it is going to be out of balance. I was wondering if a local shop would be able to balance this drive shaft or if i should just purchase a new one that is prebalanced. Also the drive shaft support is held on by that c clip with a metal round piece that fits down in the support bearing. The metal piece was all bent up when I pulled the drive shaft off. I ordered the support bearing but do not thank it comes with the metal piece does any body know where i can order this piece from.
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im pretty sure a shop can balance is for you... im almost possitive acctually... and for the clip, i thinku may need to order a new one... where did you find a 5 series for 70 bucks!??! thats crazy!

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MY little brother found it a guy in this little town we live in had purchased it from his brother who was the orignal owner. The guy stated he knew nothign about cars and had went to drive it after it had sit for about 4 months pulled out it got to about 40 and started makeing a real loud thumping sound. He parked it immeditley and figured it was the tranny. He did not touch it for two years. MY little brother purchased it from him and since he is only 14 and really had no need for it and wanted money for the local fair I purchased it from him. I layed underneth the car the minute my brother brought it home and the drive shaft could be moved from side to side by hand. I took of the heat shiled and sure enough the center support bearing was gone. Where do you think i could order the clip from. I looked today and could not find one the clip is fine it is really just the metal dust cover.
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Do you have to have the center bearing pressed in or can i just press it on using a vise? It turns out after looking at the drive shaft that it is marked with white mark's.
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