The Idler arm attaches to the right inner tierod end & drag link. Your best bet is to buy a bushing repair/replacement kit. Probably like $45.00.
It provides a stationary mounting point for the steering ocmponents. As does the steering gear box.
1994 E500 (MY SUNDAY DRIVER)
1993 190E SPORTLINE LE W/ M104 SWAP
2000 BMW 528I (WIFEY'S CAR)
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