Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

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Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby Yoshi » Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:30 pm

5/8" threaded bolt. Tap or thread it into the broken bit, hammer out from the top.

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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby ten2doyle102 » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:19 pm

You don't happen to have a pick of this things location on the inside of the car do you? I am assuming to hammer the part do you'd have to do it from inside, right?
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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby Yoshi » Fri Jun 22, 2012 3:55 pm

I can get pics. I haven't put the new subframe bushings and such in yet. Basically, there's a stud inside the chassis that protrudes down and the bushing/nut goes on that. If you pop up the back seat and pull out the rubber-ish foam, you can tap the stud out from the bottom. Thread this bolt in the bottom and hammer down from the top with the stud or a screw driver.
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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby M20_fever » Fri Jun 22, 2012 7:43 pm

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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby Yoshi » Fri Jun 22, 2012 9:25 pm

someone text me after noon tomorrow so I remember.
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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby 7pilot » Thu Jun 28, 2012 3:22 pm

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This is the Right side rear corner under the seat.
There is a hole on the outside of the tube brace at the outer rear corners of the seat bottom.

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This is the hole. You can see the head of the stud. To remove, you have to pound it up from under the car.
This is an M3 . I believe the 3xxs are the same.

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Re: Easiest way to get broken subframe bushings out

Postby Yoshi » Thu Jun 28, 2012 4:26 pm

They are. Thanks for posting that. I totally forgot!
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