Use either a socket or wrench to remove the nut.
Mar 22, this video shows how to remove sub-frame bushings with all tread, and 3" exhaust pipe. Sep 25, E36 Rear Subframe/Diff Removal Since you have everything dropped are you planning on installing the rear sub frame reinforcement kit?
This was installed from the factory on the M and iS models, you should consider doing this as there is a lot of lateral torque that eventually can rip the 4 upper mounting bolts free from the unibody, these are the ones directly above the rear diff.
Apr 14, It looks like I need to replace my rear sub frame bushings my Z3 i roasters. I read that there is a way to remove the bushings without having to remove the rear end. Has any made a DIY on this? This car is only used on the street. Thanks for the stumplopping.barted Reading Time: 8 mins. BMW E36 Polyurethane Rear Subframe BushingsThere are the four subframe bushings that connect the subframe to the E36 chassis.
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These are the base for all of the rear suspension! These polyurethane E36 subframe bushings are ideal for both street and track use.
We offer two durometers: 80A for the street-driven vehicle /5(2). 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. Images. Aug 31, Use a transplanted tree dropping leaves socket to remove the two bolts that mount the bushing to the chassis.
Now the arm is only secured to the car by the inner ball joint. Use a screwdriver to pry the bushing off of the chassis if it doesn’t free up once the bolts are stumplopping.bar Step 1: Jack the rear of the vehicle up as high as you can. To do this you'll want to put the jack under the rear subframe on the section that wraps around the diff.
Step 2: Place jack stands under the rear side lift pads. Be sure to get them as high as possible while still being sturdy.
Step 3: Lower vehicle on to lift pads.