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  • 12-17-2010, 05:21 PM
    Crusader

    I've seen Behr rads for around $150

  • 12-17-2010, 04:39 PM
    Gans

    looks like older no longer made ,only cardboard



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  • 12-17-2010, 04:37 PM
    Gans

    +! and $23 is much better than dealer price for

    same thing

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  • 12-17-2010, 03:19 PM
    Craig in Canada

    Re: are the plastic frames ones better than the soft

    I think I've had the best seal from some which were basically heavy cardboard/fiber frame with open cell foam along the edges. I'm not sure what exact brand I last purchased, whether Bosch, Mann or ACM, but I always get the ones with charcoal via an OEM supplier like autohausaz.

    While plastic may seem better and cardboard seems "cheap", I only really care how the end result works. The seal was good from these and the filter media still looked top notch.

  • 12-17-2010, 02:16 PM
    jimlev

    Behr is fine, it's OEM, Nissens is the $hits






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  • 12-17-2010, 01:32 PM
    Eurodavid

    are the plastic frames ones better than the soft

    rubber frame Bosch ones? When I first had the car, I had a pair of those soft Bosch ones, and they sealed really tightly with the rubber squeezed in the filter housing as it closed.

    Eurodavid
  • 12-17-2010, 01:26 PM
    Gans

    autohauz has better price, Mann M

    http://www.autohausaz.com/search/product.aspx?sid=oiij0p2eyzjyf045phs2e3ri&[email protected]&[email protected]&year=2000&[email protected]%20%26%20Heat%20-%20Climate%20Control&[email protected]%20Air%20Filter/Pollen%20Filter


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  • 12-17-2010, 01:21 PM
    Gans

    the ones I bought for $22.70/pr are Carbon

    look exactly like one from dealer. STEALER

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  • 12-17-2010, 01:18 PM
    Eurodavid

    Chad, RMEuropean has 540 rads for $170-$209


    This 540 rad, I believe, is JimLev's favorite!!!

    Eurodavid
  • 12-17-2010, 01:13 PM
    Eurodavid

    $150 a pair, are you kidding?!!!

    Jay,

    Even on this continent of high prices and value-added taxes, they are only about 45 euros a pair (about $55-60) from the dealer. I still order mine online, and, a few years ago, I did like e39silver and ordered some from autohausaz. This spring I am going to get a new pair, probably this time from RMEuropean:

    Cabin Air Filters

    I have had really good luck not using the $21-25 charcoal ones and instead going with the $15 ones. I notice no difference, but then again, the number of times I ever have my a/c on is about the same number of times BMW540san uses a hydraulic jack to lift his rides. As in never ;-0

    Eurodavid
  • 12-17-2010, 01:08 PM
    ultamte

    Thx..I've got a long list of items, +2 days 2do it

  • 12-17-2010, 12:56 PM
    Gans

    prices are amazing Cabin filters $22.73 set M

    The filters looked cheap, no longer plastic frames, made by German Manufacturer. I almost want to return them, UNTIL I saw the new ones at dealer from $150/ pair, were also as cheaply made. Cardboard frame , just like those I paid $22.73 for set of two. Actually they looked the same, just a differeent color box they came in. That is some saving

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  • 12-17-2010, 10:13 AM
    Ed CT

    Consider R&R all the cooling sys hoses, too.

  • 12-17-2010, 12:29 AM
    E39_Silver

    check autohausaz.com still $180

  • 12-16-2010, 08:38 PM
    ultamte

    Radiator Cost - Wow... prices are up... (m)

    I have to do a few maintenance items to my 1997 540/6 which I hope to do 12/27-12/28 (valve cover gaskets, pan gaskets, water pump & thermostat), and was thinking of changing out my radiator again, since it has been 70k since I last changed it (and it blew at 80k).

    I checked the price, and it is now $325 online... Does that seem high? I seem to remember only a few years ago it was about $180.... Has time gone by that fast?

    :o)
    chad aka ultamte.

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