Rear Differential Cover With Rubber Bushings - E46 M3 (2001-2006)
Original BMW finned differential rear cover with pre-installed bushings
This part is listed by BMW as BMW part number 33112282482 (33-11-2-282-482) and is described as E46 M3 Stock Differential Cover With Bushings for E46 M3 Coupe and Convertible (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006).
When it is time to install new Genuine BMW rear differential bushings in the E46 M3, the only way to purchase stock bushings is pre-installed in a new differential cover. BMW will not sell you the bushings separately. At least buying the complete cover saves you time spent on pressing bushings out and in.
Powerflex has bushings available that are slightly firmer than the factory rubber and come with a lifetime warranty. If you wanted a modest performance upgrade with a warranty the Powerflex is a great option.
Supersedes the following BMW part numbers:
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E46 (99-05) > M3