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X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:58 AM
stevenh44 stevenh44 is offline
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Any suggestions on ignition coils

Any one used any of the cheaper ones out there? I need to replace all 6 in friends car. Bavauto has the for 240....ouch. Found one set for 104 . Anyone point me to some good cheap ones they used?! thanks!

04 x3 2.5
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Old 12-10-2015, 05:42 PM
dukedkt442 dukedkt442 is online now
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I got mine from ECS for $250 IIRC. As the old adage goes, you get what you pay for... do you want a coil that'll last 100k miles or 10k miles/less?
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Old 12-11-2015, 11:34 AM
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Just replace the bad one. You don't need all 6.
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Old 12-11-2015, 08:26 PM
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https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...sch-0221504470

$132 for a set, this is what I used they run great.
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Old 12-13-2015, 10:30 AM
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I bought my 6 Bosch coils on fleabay. They seemed to offer the best deal w/ no shipping cost and no tax... Just a matter of hunting although I'd go with Bosch.
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