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Old 06-20-2015, 01:11 PM   #1
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Whiteline poly offset fcab ??

http://www.whiteline.com.au/mobile_p...sans_vehicle=1

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Offset ( for .5* increased camber ) like z4 m
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Anyone tried these?
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:21 PM   #2
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Ok, so no one has tried them.

How do you guys feel about them? Would you try them?

I have heard great things about the z4 m fcab.

And I have heard great things about poly fcab.

So this would be the best of both ....... , unless someone sees a problem....

Your thoughts , please

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Old 06-21-2015, 10:45 PM   #3
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The Z4 ///M bushings increase castor, not camber.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:49 PM   #4
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Yes I know , sorry for that, fingers typed a word other than what the mind was thinking.
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Old 06-21-2015, 10:58 PM   #5
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This is a rear inner lower control arm bushing with offest to increase CASTOR.
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Old 06-21-2015, 11:10 PM   #6
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I run the stock z4m on my car. They are great
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Old 06-22-2015, 01:09 AM   #7
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Can someone explain to a noob how increasing caster helps for our cars? Thanks!
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The Z4 ///M bushings increase castor, not camber.
The truth is the BMW OE Z4M fcabs do add negative camber, but it's such a small amount I never bother posting that info.


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Ok, so no one has tried them.

How do you guys feel about them? Would you try them?

I have heard great things about the z4 m fcab.

And I have heard great things about poly fcab.

So this would be the best of both ....... , unless someone sees a problem....

Your thoughts , please

Thank you
Get them & give them a try.

Figure at the end of the day the price will probably be the same as buying the more expensive Pre-Pressed Z4M bushings because you need to get these pressed at some Indy shop. On one hand with the WL you'll have a little less Caster, but you'll have a harder Poly bushing material, with the OE Z4M fcabs you'll get more caster but a slightly softer material. So these fall into the "Coin Toss" category for those reasons.


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For a street car I'd be inclined to go with the benefit of more castor with the z4m bushing and oem NVH.
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For a street car I'd be inclined to go with the benefit of more castor with the z4m bushing and oem NVH.
See I'm already to call an order and a post like this throws me off..

How can I add a poll?

Oem z4 m hard rubber FCABs or whiteline poly FCABs ?
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See I'm already to call an order and a post like this throws me off..

How can I add a poll?

Oem z4 m hard rubber FCABs or whiteline poly FCABs ?
I'll just say that I know a thing or two about suspensions......

When I had this decision a few years back, I chose the BMW OE Z4M bushings & have never given that decision a second thought.


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I'll just say that I know a thing or two about suspensions......

When I had this decision a few years back, I chose the BMW OE Z4M bushings & have never given that decision a second thought.


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Yea you do.

So I'm going with the oem parts. Now I have to find the best deal on them.

Also, are the control arms on my 03 zsp supposed to be the regular control arms or the zhp control arms? I was considering the Meyle HD arms with the all metal ball joints. The all metal ball joints were a god sent on my e36.
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Get the Meyle HD & Z4M combo, it's what I run & it's amazing.

The cheapest price I know of on the Z4M fcabs is from forum sponsor ECS Tuning at $76 shipped each.


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