E90Post
 


ECS BMW
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Suspension | Brakes | Chassis > thrust arms



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-29-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
runz12s
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 328i
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: new york

Posts: 49
iTrader: (0)

thrust arms

needs some help!! dont remember which nut has to be torqued with the wheels on the ground, i know the bushing to frame is 70 lbs+90 and the ball joint is 122lbs
runz12s is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-30-2012, 10:32 AM   #2
Healey3000
Second Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2008 328i, with 3 pedals
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: San Francisco Bay Area, USA

Posts: 257
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by runz12s View Post
needs some help!! dont remember which nut has to be torqued with the wheels on the ground, i know the bushing to frame is 70 lbs+90 and the ball joint is 122lbs
If you think about how the arm moves when you raise or lower the car, it becomes clear. The ball joint nut has no effect on the ability of the ball joint itself to move, it simply secures the stem. The frame side nut will trap the inner part of the bushing and therefore does affect the twist on the bushing as the car is raised or lowered.

Regards.
Healey3000 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:48 AM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST