BMW E46 M3 S54 Conrod Bearing Shell & Bolt Replacement

BMW E46 M3 Conrod Bearings

During our work we always change the following items:

  • Conrod Bearing Shells x12 (Uppers x6, Lowers x6)
  • Conrod Bolts x12
  • Plastigauge measure all clearances of old bearings and then new bearings (12x measurements)
  • Genuine BMW Sump Gasket
  • Genuine BMW Sump Sieve Gasket
  • Genuine BMW Sump Plug
  • Genuine BMW Oil Pump Suction Tube O-ring
  • Genuine BMW Dipstick O-ring
  • Genuine BMW Steering Tie Rod Gaitor Clips
  • Genuine BMW Engine Oil Filter Kit
  • Castrol Supercar 10w60 M-power Engine Oil
  • Genuine BMW PAS Fluid 
  • Genuine BMW PAS Rack Sealing Rings


We offer several options depending on the brand of bearings & bolts that the customer would like.

King Bearings / BMW Bolts £1250.
King Bearings / ARP Bolts £1320.

BMW Bearings / BMW Bolts £1420.
BMW Bearings / ARP Bolts £1490.

VAC Bearings / BMW Bolts £1500.
VAC Bearings / ARP Bolts £1570.

BE Bearings / BE ARP Bolts £1670.

Please note:
All prices include VAT.
Cars 'built' before February 2003 require a larger Conrod Bolt set which carries an additional £84.


We would need your car for 2 working days to carry out this repair.

We will also take digital pictures of key stages to document the repair for you.


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