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Suspension and Braking
Springs, shocks, struts, coilovers, camber plates, sway bars, strut bars, suspension bushings, control arms, brake pads, big brake kits, etc.

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Old 05-11-2007, 10:46 AM   #1
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Wtb: Rear Control Arms?

I need a set of Rear control arms for an E46, anyone have a set or know where I can get one for a good price???
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Old 05-12-2007, 01:10 PM   #2
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Are you talking baout OEM ones or adjustable ones? Cuz if you're talking about OEM then I have my old set that I would be willing to sell
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Old 05-12-2007, 01:19 PM   #3
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Old 05-13-2007, 09:36 PM   #4
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Do I need adjustable ones? This car will never see the track... I do have the sport suspension and I'm planning on running 18's but that's as jiggy as I'm going to get with it.

Anything wrong with your control arms, why'd you guys swap if they were ok to begin with?
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:04 PM   #5
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Old 05-15-2007, 06:40 PM   #6
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Don't know if the 325 has the same control arms as the m3 but if so I have one. One of my arms bent and I replaced them both with an aftermarket pair but I have one in perfectly good shape.
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Old 05-17-2007, 08:19 AM   #7
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Believe the arms are the same between the M3 and the non-M3... however upon further research I understand OEM BMW arms suck and bend like butter...

That being said, anyone have aftermarket arms for sale??????
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Old 05-20-2007, 11:36 AM   #8
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Old 05-21-2007, 06:22 PM   #9
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if someone got a non factory rear set of arm I'll take one too....
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Old 05-22-2007, 06:12 PM   #10
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Thanks for try'n to hijack the thread.

TTT... for me that is.
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:12 PM   #11
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Old 05-31-2007, 10:16 PM   #12
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for the rear lower control arms... i got mine new off of ebay... about 90 for the pair, shipped!
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Old 06-01-2007, 02:34 PM   #13
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deefus can you comment on the quality of the product, and please provide the user ID of the person you purchased from on EBAY.

THANKS!!
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Old 06-01-2007, 04:01 PM   #14
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I would be curious about the E-Bay aftermarket too! Are they good? User name ID?
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Old 06-02-2007, 12:04 AM   #15
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the parts, no complaints what so ever!
and now the prices are lower!
my mechanic, said i did on the control arms... good parts for a great price!
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Old 06-04-2007, 02:38 PM   #16
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Thanks brother man! I was about to purchase a set on ModBargains but that'll save me over $200!!
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Old 06-05-2007, 02:31 PM   #17
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were you just getting control arms, or are you in need of the bushings as well? Is it better to get the two?
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Old 06-05-2007, 06:06 PM   #18
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Those are the stock style control arms, I was looking for aftermarket style like Ground Gontrols. The ones from foreigncarpartsonline look just as flimsy as the stock one.

This is the best price I've found on rear lower control arms:

http://store.nexternal.com/shared/St...t=products.asp

Anyone know if it's worth the $100 difference for the Ground Controls versus the no-names??????
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