Thread: My 2002 325Ci
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Old 11-06-2012, 06:09 AM   #244
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Location: Melbourne, Australia
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My Ride: '02 325Ci M-Sport
I changed out my differential and transmission oil earlier today.
As you can see in the picture below the oils were black and the trans oil had quite a lot of metal particles in it.
Still can't believe BMW says their oils are filled for life!!!

Didn't get to test the car out but I shifted through all the gears with engine running and feels a lot smoother.

While I was under the car I checked all the rubber bushings etc.
Everything still looks good except the drive-shaft flex disk and front control arm bushings which are starting to crack (see pics below).
How soon should I consider changing these out?

'02 BMW 325Ci 5MT M-Sport Individual Stratus Grey
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