Oct 05, BMW M3; BMW Z4M. Why should you overhaul your BMW E46 M3 rear subframe? Since the chassis' debut inthe rear subframe issues have been a constant source of worry from owners. The subframe mounting points in the chassis are prone to cracking and have failed in some cases. Apr 26, Administrator.
Ci k miles. Joined Aug 18. 16, Posts. #3 Oct 18, It's the subframe removal and installation that takes so much time. With the proper tools, replacing the bushings themselves isn't too bad. Without those tools however, it's a royal shrubdisposal.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. May 20, “ Rear subframe and floor failures are quite common on the E36 and E46 models. Unlike the E36 M3, the E46 models did not receive sheetmetal reinforcements from the factory, and subframe and floor failures continued to be a problem well into the E46 production.
BMW even has an official fix for non-damaged cars. However, every E46 on the road. Rear Subframe Bushings/Mount Set - Turner Solid Delrin/Aluminum - E46, E46 M3 Designed to meet the strict regulations of Grand-Am, BMW CCA, and other racing series where a solid aluminum mount is.
Z3 M Coupe Rear Subframe Reinforcement: Part 1. It is well known that the Z3 chassis, especially the M Coupe and Roadsters, suffer from rear trunk floor issues. While BMW produced arguably their best vehicles in the 90s and early 00s, many of the models suffered from rear subframe and trunk floor issues. Namely the E36, E46, and of course, the. this video shows how to remove sub-frame bushings with all tread, and 3" exhaust pipe.