E36 driveline noise - Bookshelf
The SMG (Sequential Manual Gearbox) was offered in a limited number of Euro- spec E36 M3s. While the SMG got great reviews in the ... You know you need one when you hear a noise or feel a vibration coming from middle of the driveline.
About this book
A practical restoration manual on the E36, the 3 Series BMWs built between 1990 & 1999. Covers all models from the 316 compact to the M3. Advice is given on acquiring a good pre-owned example plus restoring & modifying engines, bodywork, trim, electrics, suspension & mechanical parts. Detailed information on Alpina & M3 cars. A total of 148 fully illustrated colour and black & white
The E36 utilizes an engine-speed dependent variable effort steering system. At low speeds ... road wheels. The differential is mounted to the rear axle carrier through rubber mounts and bushings to help isolate drivetrain noise and vibration.
... strut in the front and multi-link beam in the rear) have also stiffened, so that they move as designed and also to reduce noise. ... In fact, it's even shorter than the old E36 model 3 series, so it's clear how hard Toyota has worked to keep this car compact. Depending on driveline choice, the car weighs in at 1,330kg or ...