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Old 08-11-2012, 08:41 AM
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Originally Posted by bayerisheteknik View Post

700 for brand new oem bosh from bmw dealer instead of 1130+tax
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You will never find a brand new one, they are not made anymore. ALL alternators that are the water cooled 180 amp are REBUILT.

I got my alternator that is bosch from my independent mechanic. It was 700 bucks and does have a warranty for two years. I have been exactly right where you are right now. I also took my alt to multiple shops to have it rebuilt, no one would touch it? People here in Oklahoma that work on this kind of stuff are not the sharpest tool in the shed, and when you try and tell them you have a liquid cooled alternator they just stat laughing-

I thought I read that there is a place in California that will take your core and rebuild it for 300 bucks? This topic has been covered.
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