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Old 11-25-2012, 06:20 AM   #33
figjam911
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Armadale, Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 193
My Ride: 1999-323i
I did my cars's rear bushes and it took about 2 hours total, including setting out and cleaning up. An easy job on ramps with the handbrake on and a brick for a chock under each rear wheel. No issues...as a trick, use dishwash soap to lubricate the rubber and shaft before fitting new bushes...then they slide on easy and soap doesn't damage the rubber as a lube. Also, don't use a puller to get of old bush, just screw rip the mounting bracket off as they are damaged anyway...then cut off the remainder on the shaft with hack saw...easy, took just a couple of minutes for each!

Car drives so tight now in braking and steering!
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1999-323i Steel Grey, black leather, CD stacker, tinted windows, reversing radar, sunroof and Pirellis on M-Sport 17" alloys, 245 mm wide on rear and 225 mm wide on front.

Colin Boucher

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