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Old 04-29-2004, 07:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys my dad thinks he might know whats wrong with my car. ( it shakes violently when braking betweent he speeds of 45-40. he thinks it might be the fact my thrust arm bushing is crushed. the technical manual has it as a thrust arm bushing, but i have been unable to find this item online... so it leads me to believe maybe it goes by another name? any help would be greatly appreciated.
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try caster bushings or upper control arm bushing. HTH
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Old 05-02-2004, 08:53 PM   #3 (permalink)
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first, i guess you have a e34.

new thrust arms helped me solve a similar problem. you can buy them at www.racingking.net , www.bmaparts.com , www.bavauto.com ... (i recommend racingking...bought plenty of stuff from them and they seem great).

RacingKing: just go to the apropriate car section on the left. then you will see it listed as Lemfoder Thrust Arm w/ Bushing, without Bushing or just the bushing.

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BavAuto: Select year and model and hit suspension.
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i have an e28
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search control arms or possibly tie rods (i think and i doubt tie rods)
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