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Oct 03, Here's how to remove the RTA bushings on your BMW e There are a few videos out there that show this method, but they don't give you any details. Well afte. Mar 09, Things you will need: 30mm socket Bigger C-clamp or PREFERABLY a vise Box cutter KY lube (not required, but if you have it I recommend using it) First Cut off the head off each of the 4 trailing arm bushings: To remove the bushing follow this illustration (vise can be subbed for a C-clamp: To push the new bushing in again follow the illustration.
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In order to remove the rear trailing arms, you'll pretty much need to disassemble the rear brakes. The first step is to loosen the caliper bolts. Again, I recommend using a hex socket as opposed to an allen wrench. The allen bolts are 7mm and are in there pretty tight. Mar 12, To replace the subframe bushings: Remove 4 bolt bolts holding subframe to diff, and 4 bolts+nuts holding trailing arms to the subframe. Remove the stock subframe bushing by making this setup on a bench vise: The sockets go in these slits.
It is somewhat heavy with the caliper still attached.
Have a helper hold the subframe while you set everything up. Apr 04, Just a bunch of cuts of stuff I did in order to make it happen. I always find quick cuts helpful. Feel free to ask questions in the comments. Remove the spring. 5. At this point basically everything should be removed from the trailing arm, and the only thing holding it should be the mounting bolts.
To get the passenger side outer bolt off you'll need to disconnect the fuel filler hose at the gas tank. Remove the other bolt and the arm should come loose. 6.