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Old 11-06-2012, 06:16 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by 2000e46bmw323i View Post
Well the car has 104,000 miles. The previous owner replaced them with oem control arms back in 2005 or 2006 so they are definately old
That's not really that old.
If you have doubts replace them and forget about it for 8 more years. But if there's no play in the joints or rips in the boots they're good for now
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