Diff Bushes?

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Diff Bushes?

Post by FirBim » Sun Apr 15, 2018 6:39 pm

Hi - Crawling around under the car today to survey winter damage, it's looking horrible under there - rusty, dirty yuk.

Anyhow, I noticed two bushes at the front of the diff looking a bit rough. They seem to be weeping fluid, so I'm guessing they're wrecked? (ignore the wetted propshaft to guibo bolts, I gave all the visible nuts & bolts a squirt of WD40 while I was there)

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I think these are 'Rubber mounting front', part 33176760287 on RealOEM (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/en/showparts ... Id=33_1312)

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Has anyone any experience of changing these bushes? Do they need to be forcefully pressed in, for example? Any advice or experience gratefully received.

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Re: Diff Bushes?

Post by fmn716 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:47 pm

Do yourself a favour and get powerflex Diff bushes. Worth the price and easy to install


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Post by rob180bhp » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:04 pm

fmn716 wrote:Do yourself a favour and get powerflex Diff bushes. Worth the price and easy to install Image


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I have polybushed mine with purple bushes don't fit black they are too hard

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Re: Diff Bushes?

Post by FirBim » Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:03 am

Thanks, fmn & Rob.
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Diff Bushes?

Post by fmn716 » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:07 pm

rob180bhp wrote:
fmn716 wrote:Do yourself a favour and get powerflex Diff bushes. Worth the price and easy to install Image


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I have polybushed mine with purple bushes don't fit black they are too hard

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I agree. While you at it do the subframe bushes. I have the antisag ones Image

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