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      11-30-2015, 10:24 AM   #1
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Can someone take a picture of their lower rear shock mount for me?

Hello, I am having some trouble with the rear of my car as I have a rod end shock (like the M3 uses) and I am getting a knocking noise from the rear of my car. I'd like to know what the stock M3 lower rear shock mount looks like. Is it a bearing that connects it to the camber link? Or is it some kind of rubber with a metal piece inside? Would someone kindly take a closeup picture of the lower rear shock mount? It would really help me out because my indy nor I can find the source of the sound!

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If you are talking about the lower mounting piece on the strut itself, it's a rubber bushing with metal insert where the bolt passes through to mount to the control arm.
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There is a good photo of what the OEM rear struts look like in this FS thread:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1190573

This thread also shows the rear suspension in the area I think you're interested in and where the strut mounts to the camber arm:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=183011
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If you are talking about the lower mounting piece on the strut itself, it's a rubber bushing with metal insert where the bolt passes through to mount to the control arm.
That is perfect. I always wondered how they stayed so quiet. If only my coilovers had a rubber piece there to reduce noise like stock M3 ...
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