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      02-08-2019, 08:51 AM   #23
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About 4 years I did the front M3 controls arms and alignment which gave me some more neg camber and that's all I did suspension wise. The difference in handling was clearly better then stock with much less push. On/off ramps turned from somewhat hesitant to go in too hot to confident enjoyment. I'm satisfied with the improvement and that's all I plan on doing, it's my DD and handles well enough to keep me smiling when the roads get twisty.
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      02-08-2019, 02:34 PM   #24
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Argh, my mistake. I was mixing up the guide rod and the upper arm. Iíll have to pick up a set of those rods.
You are correct on the upper arms, they aren't much of an upgrade.
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The rear guide rods are definitely worth your while to do.

Just look at the none M and M comparison:

https://www.hpashop.com/BMW-Rear-Gui...?categoryId=-1
Is an alignment needed after doing only the guide rods?
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Is an alignment needed after doing only the guide rods?
No, no alignment required. However, if you are replacing a defective one from wear and tear or accident, then you should at least check your alignment.
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Just to add to this thread.

I am a BMW front end tech, I have also been building and racing cars for almost 30 years.

Putting the M3 arms in the front of my car was one of the first, and best things I have done to my car.
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