You should be able to exchange the entire rack for a reconditioned one, but
you could also replace it with one from a wreck. You need specialised
machinery and a press to rebuild it properly yourself. There are two
different racks for the E30 so make sure you get the right one (steel and
With a sufficient amount of beer and bandaids you should be able to reseal
the P/S rack. You will need to be able to remove pressed in seals and
replace them. Also make sure you use the proper fluid to prevent becoming an
expert at the job.
I don't like the idea of used parts as I prefer not to do the same repairs
over because of someone elses worn out part installed on my vehicle. I
check with my guys at www.mybmwpartsstore.com and they told me $555.00 for a
rack and about $100. for the seal kit.
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