Feb 24, Dropping an E36 Rear Subframe. The complete strip-down of my E36 M3 chassis is nearing completion. With my recent garage clean-up I can actually get to the areas I’ve long been neglecting.
One of the last remaining “large” jobs was removal of the rear subframe. I needed to do this for a number of reasons, chiefly that the whole suspension Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. May 29, New bushing pressed in, pressing in the new balljoint on the e36 rear control arm is very similar to removal.
Both upper and lower upper rear balljoints installed on a e36 m3. Using the AKG install tools, the method of extracting the old ball joints and bushings is virtually the same stumptrimmers.buzzted Reading Time: 5 mins. Sep 25, Rear Subframe bushing removal with puller, vs Sawzall.
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12 posts Page i burned out my e36 subframe bushings to get them out. id also worry about rust around the subframe bolt on the body. 85 e- w/ m /15/11 SOLD to jakeb e36 m3 4dr w/S Top. 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. Have a helper hold the subframe while you set everything up. Aug 01, When removing the rear subframe on an E30, there is always a possibility that either of the two old bushings will be oxidized and therefore seized/stuck in the body.
The OE subframe bushings are made up of an aluminum sleeve with a thick rubber coating around it. The aluminum sleeve protrudes at the top of the bushing and seats into the body during.