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bostonsthename 02-15-2013 06:58 PM

Damn, of course it's outer ball joints
So lifted my car today to see what was vibrating up front...both outer ball joints are shot. Working on ordering both control arms and Powerflex CABs from bimmerworld. Inners are still good and I don't really want to drop an additional $190 on new ones right now.

Blizare 02-16-2013 11:36 AM

Vibration under braking or all conditions?

bostonsthename 02-16-2013 12:56 PM

all conditions, I had it up on a lift with my buddy at his shop, so I know exactly what it is.

Arnezie 02-17-2013 09:03 AM

Are you only doing one side?? I have a CAB that I would sell, there not available to buy just one

bostonsthename 02-17-2013 02:19 PM

Doing both sides, both ball joints have play

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SeattleLSB 02-17-2013 08:56 PM

just replace the inners while you are there. You can get them for 140 from OEMbimmerparts.


bostonsthename 02-18-2013 09:41 AM

Inner ball joints from OEMbimmerparts.com...$173
Control Arms and Powerflex CABs from Bimmerworld.com...$460

Having a smooth ride in my ultimate driving machine...priceless lol

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