3603Re: [bmw e28] rear subframe mount R&R
- May 17, 2005Doug,
When you say 'Bolt' are you referring to the pin?
Is it even necessary to remove that in order to drop/pull the subframe bush?
Did you have to lower the subframe free and clear of the pin or did
you pull the pin in order to use your puller?
On 5/16/05, Steve <s.a@...> wrote:
> ...just wait till you try removing the bushings!
> The reason I picked my first e28 up as cheap as I did, the passed owner was
> quoted $900 cdn in labor + $100 in parts to change these bushings.
> The first one, I cut and chiseled out after soaking the bolt with wurth's
> The second, I used my new-gained wisdom and made a tool with ready-rod,
> washers, nuts and short piece of steel tube which helped pull the bushing
> right out.
> The first side took approx 7 hours, the second side took 20 minutes.
> Good Luck,
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