Thank you for taking the time to explain this great info. Be sure to use common sense and quality jack stands. They give your car an updated sporty M3 look. Defkon made a good point, if you remove the the rear control arms, you need to reference at what angle they are bolted into the subframe to avoid twisting your bushings with the car loaded. Be sure to chock the rear wheels and place the car on suitable jack stands.
There is a small oil leak from the rear timing case profile gasket, the only engine seal not replaced because it requires removal of the head. Pull the wheel arch trim 2 forward at the bumper 3 as shown by the arrow. This repair manual should have what you need: - Nick at Pelican Parts tenthumbs Comments: trying to remove the bumper the bolt stopped turning and stripped the bolt with the 45 torx socket bolt wont come out or go back in. The rear seats have the center armrest and ski-pass through. Use of silicone during installation can help create a tighter seal. You may need to replace rivets or fasteners. The original owner special ordered it in Montreal Blue with a black leather interior a very rare option for a 318i sedan and dutifully cared for it for the next eight years.
Fits both left and right side drive vehicles. This will prevent you from accidentally dropping the bumper and scratching or damaging it. Once you have positioned the panel in place, Re-install the screws and expansion rivets that hold it place. Now break out your 30mm ½ socket and breaker bar and remove the lock nut. That in mind, this tech article covers the steps involved in removing the front bumper. Get the new bearing out of the freezer and be sure not to pull out those inner races you do not want to do that it so be careful handing it. Begin by slightly sliding in the bearing making sure its strait and not cockeyed look at it at all angles if need be.
Weathertech has made a name for themselves for having the highest-quality products with the best customer service they can offer. March 16, 2012 Followup from the Pelican Staff: Try sawing off the bolt head with a hack saw. Along the edges of this panel, you see screws holding it to both the chassis and bumper Remove these screws along the corners and middle and pull the panel towards the front of the car to remove it. In this follow-up article to removing the front bumper, I will go over the steps involved with removing the rear bumper. Once you have the car properly secured on jack stands, Crawl under the car and look up at the lower panel in the center of the bumper.
Then this may be the part you are looking for. This may take a few tries to get it absolutely right, as the shock absorber sit somewhat tight in the mounts. If you dont have the B90 horseshoe tool, you can go this with a shop press and a slide hammer, though you will have to remove the entire trailing arm to do so, which isnt difficult. As a result, the M44 had only 30 less horsepower than its M52B25 sibling—yet it was 80 pounds lighter than the common iron block M52. Now, look up under the bumper and disconnect the electrical connections to the fog lights. Remove lug bolts 17mm and remove the wheel. Install is extremely simple and takes only minutes to install.
They can figure out what part or repair kit you need. Next remove the 2 15mm bolts holding the caliper bracket to the trailing arm. Now look inside the right and left rear wheel wells. After cleaning the Axle now would be a good time to make sure everything lines up as it should inspect the Axle shaft from any cracks or bends same goes for the hub. I am getting ready to do this today and really appreciate the information.
This cover mounts on top of the radiator and helps to direct air to the alternator cooling duct and provides additional shrouding for the radiator. Now, look up under the bumper and disconnect the electrical connections to the fog lights. This car never ceases to surprise me! With these out of the way, reach in and disconnect the fog lights in the bumper, and the temp sensors in the brake ducts both sides 5. To re-install the bumper, first line up the mounting brackets on the back of the bumper with the shock absorbers on the car. The door cards are not delaminated and the map pockets are largely intact. Place car on ramps or jack stands. First, jack the front of the car up.
Abuse, neglect, and entry level buyers have decimated the population of worthy examples. The blower motor does not chirp and the final stage resistor functions correctly common issues. Move this out of the way by pulling down. With the car securely on jack stands, the next step is to very gently pry off the tow eye cover on the passenger side, on the front bumper. Remove the two screws on this side as well. It idles smoothly and pulls strong to redline. Remove 1 8mm screw in each front fender well.
They are wearing Michelin X-Ice tires with more than 60% tread remaining. The bumper is held to them by two nuts in each bracket. Use the torx T50 to unscrew and remove these two bolts. The bumper is held to them by two nuts in each bracket. .