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      02-25-2020, 12:56 PM   #111
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Did this mod today... 3 Clicks zero to very little clunk on cobblestone streets, no noticeable steering tightness.

Im thinking perhaps you need very little looseness to avoid steering gear bind, frankly to hear the rattle now I have to turn radio off and really look for it.

Thanks Racer20!
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      02-26-2020, 02:12 PM   #112
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This was pretty much the exact same thing that happened to my e92 m3, tightened a bolt underneath the car on the steering rack and clunk was gone!
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      02-29-2020, 03:12 PM   #113
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Just had my tech Luc@Speed&Tech do this for me. Quiet as church mouse so far. Unbelievable. Steering is slightly stiffer as others mentioned, but that's a small price to pay for your sanity. Now, bring on dem road bumps, haha. #tearsofjoy.

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      03-01-2020, 02:03 AM   #114
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Have to say this is one of the best threads on this forum as it has helped so may owners.

Thanks to Racer20 for documenting what didn't work and what the eventual fix was
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      05-15-2020, 12:23 AM   #115
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Going to the dealer tomorrow and will have them try this. My car only has 11k miles on it, Ď19 F87 M2C with pretty much the same exact issue.

Hoping they listen to what Iím saying and also fix it under warranty. I was previously on KW V3, but Iíve since switched to stock suspension and it still makes the noise. Thought it was a trim panel but took that out and still get the noise. This is really really promising though.
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      05-15-2020, 04:03 AM   #116
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Take out that progressive springs and install eibach with 1cm shorter bump stop, you can cut it and you will run the car like oem. I was in your situation one week ago and i am happy now with linear springs from eibach.(that clunk and bouncy ride as in first video)
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      05-15-2020, 09:17 AM   #117
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This was pretty much the exact same thing that happened to my e92 m3, tightened a bolt underneath the car on the steering rack and clunk was gone!
I was thinking the same thing, that this was an issue for some on the E9X M3 platform.

Hopefully people donít go gorilla with this fix and overdo the number of notch turns.

Awesome work to Racer20 and some supporting info from Encanto. I can tell from Racer20ís posts, mustíve been a history major and not an engineer lol.

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      05-15-2020, 04:22 PM   #118
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I have a different type of rattle after doing this but I think the bolt may have been overtightened. Going to loosen it a bit tonight and see if that works.
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      05-27-2020, 06:20 PM   #119
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3 clics done on my car and no more noise, really happy. The steering is a little bit harder but the feeling is nice Thanks for this topic and to the guys who helped us with this f***** steering Rack ! lol
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