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      07-28-2018, 11:36 AM   #1
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O-oh...TRW E9x M3 control arms/tension struts no longer available?

FCP shows as backordered, with no ETA. Couple of other vendors I checked show qty in stock as zero.

Hoping these didn't go away for good.
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      07-28-2018, 12:25 PM   #2
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FCP shows as backordered, with no ETA. Couple of other vendors I checked show qty in stock as zero.

Hoping these didn't go away for good.
It's probably just like Bilstein B8's. They will come back in eventually
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      07-28-2018, 01:40 PM   #3
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It's probably just like Bilstein B8's. They will come back in eventually
Hope so, thought about buying soon.
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      07-28-2018, 07:39 PM   #4
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Seeing as how they are replacement/service parts for M3ís and not just aftermarket/upgrade parts for us I feel confident they will be back
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      07-28-2018, 08:20 PM   #5
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Hope so, thought about buying soon.
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      07-28-2018, 08:31 PM   #6
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Try Amazon, I've seen them there, only slightly more expensive than FCP.
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      07-29-2018, 10:52 PM   #7
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Check offset motorworks. I got mine there for a better price than FCP offered at the time.
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      07-29-2018, 11:49 PM   #8
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This happens more frequently than you think. They were just out of the kits two weeks ago as well. I think they're just not stocking as many sets since the car has aged.
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      07-30-2018, 07:46 AM   #9
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FCP shows as backordered, with no ETA. Couple of other vendors I checked show qty in stock as zero.

Hoping these didn't go away for good.
If you already have the m3 control arms, you could possibly just replace the bushings...

http://www.bimmerworld.com/Suspensio...iABEgIGWfD_BwE
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      07-30-2018, 11:22 AM   #10
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If you already have the m3 control arms, you could possibly just replace the bushings...

http://www.bimmerworld.com/Suspensio...iABEgIGWfD_BwE
I don't have them yet, working out the suspension upgardes I want to do and looked back to FCP to figure out pricing and my budget. I know FCP tends to be a few bucks more than some other sources, but the lifetime warranty is appealing since I plan on keeping this car for quite a while.
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Check offset motorworks. I got mine there for a better price than FCP offered at the time.
Just placed an order with them. Thanks.
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Scratch that. They are out too. Got my money refunded.
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Scratch that. They are out too. Got my money refunded.
I was on the phone with them today 8/8/18 (regarding something else) and as told that they have them in stock for $305 shipped.
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I placed an order with Bimmerworld 3 weeks ago and they had everything ready to ship except one of the upper arms. I went ahead and told them to ship what they had, then I purchased the missing arm separately at my dealership. It ended up being $50 more than what it was originally going to cost, but I really didn't want to wait until late August for them to ship.
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I was in the same boat as you guys. The kit is basically a convenient way to bundle all the M3 control arms in one simple purchase. If you order each part of the bundle separately, you'll get roughly the same price. BTW I waited a few more weeks and they posted the bundle again and I bought it. Here are the part numbers (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...e93-bmwmcaktfr). Prices may have changed:

Qty Part SKU Brand Price
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1426 $75.49
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1427 $75.49
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1424 $139.99
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1423 $74.99
1 Headlight Leveling Sensor Rod BMW-37142283867 $23.26
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1430 $108.99
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1431 $108.99
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1428 $61.09
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1429 $61.09
2 ABS Cable Bracket BMW-34522283017 $14.88
2 Hex Nut BMW-07129905817 $3.73
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I was in the same boat as you guys. The kit is basically a convenient way to bundle all the M3 control arms in one simple purchase. If you order each part of the bundle separately, you'll get roughly the same price. BTW I waited a few more weeks and they posted the bundle again and I bought it. Here are the part numbers (https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...e93-bmwmcaktfr). Prices may have changed:

Qty Part SKU Brand Price
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1426 $75.49
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1427 $75.49
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1424 $139.99
1 Suspension Control Arm and Ball Joint Assembly TRW-JTC1423 $74.99
1 Headlight Leveling Sensor Rod BMW-37142283867 $23.26
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1430 $108.99
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1431 $108.99
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1428 $61.09
1 Suspension Control Arm TRW-JTC1429 $61.09
2 ABS Cable Bracket BMW-34522283017 $14.88
2 Hex Nut BMW-07129905817 $3.73
Yes, but they're not all available separately, or in a bundle. The hope is that this is temporary and they'll return.
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Seeing as how they are replacement/service parts for M3ís and not just aftermarket/upgrade parts for us I feel confident they will be back
The "M3" branded parts are still available, it's the "TRW" parts with the M3 logo shaved off that aren't.
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