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lchiu7

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  #2051511 8-Jul-2018 14:42
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Thanks will do that. Plus I think I have located a professionally refurbished unit so might go down that path also.





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I think I might have done my original garage a disservice (which by the way is Page). They didn't say they would not install a part I provided, they would not warranty it. Fair enough since I recently had a bunch of other parts I sourced new from a US site that were way cheaper than here and Page installed them. Confirmed the quality was fine.

 

So I will get the refurbished part which should be safe.

 

As an aside does anybody need a pair of front struts for BMW 525i, 525iT, 530i 535i and 540i,  They are Bilstein Touring.

 

 

 

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=HE61-EUR-03_1992_E34_BMW_540i&diagId=31_0142#31321092284

 

 

 

I bought fronts when I needed rears and so they are spare :-(. Make e a reasonable offer,

 

 

 

 





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR and Plex Server running on Gigabyte Brix (Windows 10 Pro), Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Pioneer AVR, Raspberry Pi running Kodi and Plex, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma, Google Chromecast

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  #2064627 29-Jul-2018 17:04
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Rickles:

 

Get a professional assessment and opinion from Auto Brake & Clutch in Martin Square … they do the whole lot from servicing/rebuilding through to parts sourcing.

 

 

Just to close this out. ABC said they could refurbish the part and quoted $250 but needed the parts. I found a enthusiast repairer in California who had the parts for about U$25 but when they learnt what model car I had they said he could not sell the parts since the repair work is very complex and he didn't trust anybody to do it. He has done over 200 himself. So he offered a refurbished part for US$115 + US$50 shipping on the proviso that I return my failed part for him to refurbish.

 

Seemed like a good deal. I have received the part and when it's installed I will send my leaking one back and hopefully all will be well again.





Staying in Wellington. Check out my AirBnB in the Wellington CBD.  https://www.airbnb.co.nz/rooms/32019730  Mention GZ to get a 10% discount

 

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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen, Denon AVRS730H 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos/DTS-X AV Receiver, Samsung 4K player, Google Chromecast, Odroid C2 running Kodi and Plex

 

 


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