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Tech Article

BMW E30 3-Series Control Arm Bracket

Last Updated: 07/28/2018
Parts Group: Suspension control arm bracket
This article discusses the bracket (a.k.a. lollypop, so named due to its shape) at the rear of the front suspension control arm for the E30 as sold in the US. If you're not here for the technical analysis but would rather buy a used unit from us, guaranteed to work and fit, then please select the link below:The information herein is based on a deep online dive into part numbers.

This bracket is bolted to the body of the car, near the rear of the sub-frame. Inside the bracket fits a rubber bushing, and inside that fits the lower front control arm (a.k.a. wishbone, so named due to its shape).

Only one variation of this part is used throughout the E30 range. Even the E30 "ix" models (the 4-wheel drive models) and the M3 models use this very same part.

The driver side part number is 1139789, and the passenger side part number is 1139790. The prefix of "3112" is used for both.
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