question about rear end, 92 5 series

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Asked by Nov 30, 2010 at 09:58 PM about the 1992 BMW 5 Series 525i

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

quick question...i have a 92 5 series. having a bit to much fun earlier doing doughnuts. while the rear of the car was sliding the wheel hit a pothole. the wheel is now bent inward. after inspection i found whats bent i just cant remember what its called. its circled in the photo. if you know what its called if you could email me and let me know so i can buy a new one that would be awesome! my eamil is justinmhenry81@gmail. thanks everyone

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Rear A arm.you must have money to BURN.& if u did not notice the left axle is bent also.

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I cant seem to find any info for anything called an "A arm" fot my car online, when I did the searches It came up with tons for control arms for front and rear.

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oh, and that picture isnt of anything I own. Its a picture of some random rear end assembly just to show what I need, my axle is just fine, thanks

A Arm or left rear control arm,same thing.

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Its been called a Control Arm, A Arm, A Frame, Wishbone, Suspension Arm, and probably a number of cuss words as well.

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Awesome. Thanks guys. By the way, love the cabrio!

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Me too. Its waiting for a new transmission at the moment. I cant wait to get back in it.

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I find this website very useful in finding parts. I have a '99 528iT and an '04 325i. http://www.realoem.com/bmw/

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