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Old 11-13-2012, 06:15 AM   #226
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Originally Posted by tomb25 View Post
Just found out over the weekend that my subframe has crack pretty bad. I first noticed the clunk about 2 weeks ago, i initially thought it was my exhaust as it had just been removed for the guibo replacement. My car is a 99' 323i and judging by the comments it looks like i have zero chance of BMW fixing it.

Should i get it fixed and the TMS re-enforcement plates installed at the same time? Or just fix the crack?

Ouch! If it's only a 323 I probably wouldn't worry about tearing it again. If you're planning on SC'ing it or doing an engine swap then reinforcement is probably a good idea.

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