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Old 11-08-2012, 04:55 PM   #1
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Suspension help please e46 Sedan

Just left steelership for an oil change and belts $315!!! Ha. They said to get rid of the play in the steering wheel I need some maintenance parts. I am pretty sure this is common for an e46 with 95,000 miles... I need tie rods, contral arm bushings and balljoints/control arms. Can Someone throw some links up on a good place to buy these parts at the best prices.

I have a 2001 bmw 325i sedan.. Thanks
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:24 PM   #3
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:43 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link you provided from ebay. WOW $149 for the whole shabang,... Thats cheap, would you trust that quality???? PLease dont ask me to be your guinra pig, lol...

Ecs quoted me 502 for all those parts and I am sure quality good...

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Old 11-14-2012, 03:20 PM   #6
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FWIW, the play in my steering wheel was a worn out steering coupler. $50 part, easy DIY to install.
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Thanks for the link you provided from ebay. WOW $149 for the whole shabang,... Thats cheap, would you trust that quality???? PLease dont ask me to be your guinra pig, lol...

Ecs quoted me 502 for all those parts and I am sure quality good...
A quick Google search would reveal those parts are junk. Most people said it wouldn't last six months. Do yourself a favor... spend the extra $$ up front and you'll be happy you did.
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