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Old 09-10-2012, 12:33 PM   #1
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lower control Arms

hello everyone,

I have an '06 325CI and my lower control arms need to be replaced. I have shoped around and found a bunch of different brands with mixed reviews. Do you have any advice on a good quality product that isnt going to cost me an arm and a leg?

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Old 09-10-2012, 01:56 PM   #2
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Meyle HD Control Arms, a good upgrade with replaceable ball joints.
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Old 09-10-2012, 04:45 PM   #3
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^^^ good choice put em on mine last week and looks good and feels nice.

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Old 09-26-2012, 09:02 AM   #4
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rockauto.com. has several diff chocies, and super low prices, w/ or w/o bushings
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:33 PM   #5
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Meyle HD Control Arms, a good upgrade with replaceable ball joints.
Meyle HDs are my personal preference as well. I have them avaible HERE. HERE is a great diy on how to change the control arms on the E46 in case you need it.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:49 PM   #6
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Buy the BMW performance control arms. I really like them. I have both the meyle Hd and the BMW performance

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