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control arm bushing re. castor

After years of "playing around" with this '89 325is I thought I was ready for something more than the legal limit. New bearings, arms rods bushings wheels and tires and still a shimmy in the front end starting at 75mph and getting worse at 85.
The control arm bushing was hard to get right when I put it on and - maybe- it is not seated deep enough to keep proper caster in the front end.

Also - is the I.D. on the steel brake lines smaller than that on the standard lines. Again - lots of new brake parts with not much to show. Of course the calibers have a quarter million miles on them but do look good.

Buy more parts or fix what I got?

Tom
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Hi Tom - I'm attaching a link to our site's DIY tech articles on the E30 platform; you may be able to repair some of the issues that you're having.

BMW 3-Series E30 (1983-1991) Technical Articles - Pelican Parts
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