Perhaps true, but there was a high performance alternative that was a fraction of the cost of an OEM electric pump.
Originally Posted by jburke4689
Compared to previous mechanical pump by BMW they seem to last a little longer. I have numerous friends who had E46 machines and the water pumps came apart around 60k miles. Don't get me wrong, it is still a weak point. Knock on wood, my 335i has 88k miles and no problems yet.
08 E90M3 6MT Alpinweiss/Schwartz/BMW Pedals/Dinan Exhaust/ZHP knob