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I have a 730d BMW I have a 2 inner wishbone bushes worn I

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I have a 730d BMW I have a 2 inner wishbone bushes worn I have purchased bushes from euro parts which have a V in them they look far to big but its the ones that they list any info would be appreciated if they are the right ones is there a special tool to fit them or are there different bushes to the ones I have bought as Trainers will only sell wishbone costing £388 I cannot dismantle it at the moment until I am sure I have the correct bushes or a special tool to insert them if one is needed Mike

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Hi Shantal being a retired engineer and having many years as well in repairing and maintaining cars, motorbikes etc I think I have solved my problem and will be able to change the bushes without a special tool,which I seems to be a bit elusive as BMW do not give much away, but we engineers are pretty inventive when we come up against the odds there's not much we cannot solve if we put our minds to it but I would appreciate if you could come up with someone who knows where we could get hold of the special tool for compressing the bush so they can be inserted into the wishbone cheers \\\\mike

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Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.
what exactly did you buy? what is the part number?

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