Sep 03, The rear trailing arm bushing connects the rear trailing arm to the body. It is a trouble area for higher mileage E46 models, as it wears out over time.
Replace the bushing if it shows any signs of failure. Keep in mind that when your car was serviced before, parts may have been replaced with different size fasteners used in the replacement. BMW E46 E36 M3 Rear Trailing Arm bushing removal if you need the tool to rent, please email me at [email protected] located in SOCAL.
(torrance to b. Sep 13, Hello everyone, I recently bought a i (my first BMW): to make a long story short I found out yesterday I need to replace my left/rear trailing arm bushing. I have two mechanics telling me you need to drop the rear-end of the car to replace the bushing and that it is a major job, and I Estimated Reading Time: 11 mins. E - E46 Rear Suspension Bushing Overhaul Package; Trailing Arm Bushings and Limiters ( and TSU) - our OEM rubber replacement trailing arm bushings (RTABs) are a perfect fit and help maintain rear toe alignment.
Brand: Packaged by Turner. Make sure this fits by entering your model number.; This tool set allows for on-car installation AND removal of the three rear bushings located on the semi-trailing arm of E36 and E46 BMW 3-series cars: Upper control arm bushing Lower control arm bushing Trailing arm bushing The tool set includes fixtures to service both the new-style and old-style trailing arm bushings.4/5(3). BMW E36/E46 Rear Trailing Arm Bushing Removal and Install tool TATSF Item Description.
Remove and install rear trailing arm bushings without removing the trailing arms from the vehicle. This tool is designed to work with all trailing arm bushing designs on E36 and E46 model 3 series cars. This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number (33 32 1 ) and is described as the rear trailing arm bushing (RTAB) for E36 and E46 3-series, E83 X3, and E85/E86 Z4 models. This is the Meyle HD rubber bushing which is our preferred bushing for an OEM replacement to.