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Old 11-15-2011, 09:01 PM
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For the record, the following was posted today related to the OEM waterpump brand:
- E39 (1997 - 2003) > OEM water pump?

Originally Posted by E39_Ryda View Post
I ordered an OEM water pump for my 530i and noticed that it's made by Saleri. I've never heard of this brand before and couldn't find much info on it.

Visual comparison: old water pump has composite impeller that's stamped with "INA" & "Germany". New water pump also has a composite impeller with "Germany" and "WPB" stampings, but I noticed extra material towards the bottom of the water pump (see pic). Plus the box for the new water pump says it's Made in Italy. So what is it....Germany or Italy?

Does anyone have experience with this water pump?
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