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Postby sh123 » Thu Dec 03, 2015 12:05 am

Just been doing a few things to the car and noticed the bottom arms have seen better days.

Ive noticed that some of the drift guys run e46 arms on their e36.

Will i notice any difference in running theses on a rally car?

I am currently running standard e36 arms, rear offset bushes and the m3 top mounts. Will it give me a good set up with these?

I know id have to sort the rear bush out.

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Re: bottom arms

Postby mrfuzzyfelts » Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:24 am

E46 are wider, a fair bit! think you will have too much camber
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Re: bottom arms

Postby mrfuzzyfelts » Thu Dec 03, 2015 11:24 am

Meyle HD ones are the best E36 8)
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Re: bottom arms

Postby rally_rich » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:09 pm

E46 arms are about 25mm wider each side so as Tom says you will end up with far too much camber.
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Re: bottom arms

Postby sh123 » Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:02 pm

Hi

Thanks for the replies. Just thinking outside the box really as i thought wider track was more stable.

To correct the camber i could swap the top mounts over. But i do not know how much this would correct it.
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Re: bottom arms

Postby Garry.M » Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:21 pm

Using the offset m3 top mounts in their correct position will give you 3.5deg of camber with e46 arms
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