May 17, Position a floor jack under rear trailing arm and jack up to relieve pressure on rear trailing arm mount. Remove the three 18mm bolts securing the rear trailing arm mount to the frame. The bolts are torqued tight, e36 rear trailing arm bushing removal you will need to use either an air impact wrench or a Estimated Reading Time: 10 mins. Elevate the rear of the vehicle and remove the rear wheels.
Located the front of the trailing arm showed at the right. Locate and scribe the 3 bolt locations (installing them in the same location may save the need for an alignment).
The bolt heads are 18mm. click to enlarge. After removing the 3 bolts, the"console" (as BMW calls it) can be lowered. Nov 17, E30 trailing arm bushings don't have a metal shell around them though.
Pulling a rubber bushing out is a lot easier than pulling a metal encased rubber bushing. M21D24, Garrett T3/T4 hybrid, ZF 4HP22/24 hybrid, S, Denny T Stage 2 fuel pin, EGR delete, Dinan suspension, Stage 5.
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The Limiters prevent premature bushing wear. Sep 24, Nokesville, VA taintedsaint. Posts: 51; I am replacing/upgrading the rear trailing arms. Not that the originals are bad, just ugly and not lubeable. The first thing I noticed using firm poly bushings in the custom trailing arms versus the pliable rubber in the factory ones is there is very little 'wiggle' room during install. You. Jun 02, Trailing Arm Left Rear (circle in blue in the pic) PN, retailed as /each side!
At /each side orfor both sides, it is a budget issue for many of us. So the obvious question: Is the bushing (circled in blue) replaceable, has anyone done this? Or we have to change the whole Trailing Arm?