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Old 10-04-2012, 06:22 PM
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Replaced Mine today also

I replaced mine today also but it was on a 2004 745i and it was air cooled. I found a great deal at BMAParts on a Valeo unit (same brand as my original alternator) for $255.00. I used coupon code specE30 to save 5% plus free shipping. The alternator was brand new and not rebuilt. No core charge either. I also bought new belts. The only problem I had was that I broke the belt tensioner so had to order another one for $40.

Why I have the fan shroud out and everything opened up I am going to replace the water pump and all hoses.
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:30 AM
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Mein Auto: 03 745i E65
Nice!! Yeah, once I took the off the fan and plastics, I noticed that water pump, oil pump and some of the other pesky things that fail over the years are fairly easy to get to on this car. You're probably doing the right thing by getting it out of the way early. Wish I could too, but I'm broker than a joke as of late lol. Good luck with the repairs!!
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:08 PM
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alpinaman24 if your still having trouble my shops in woodland hills we can do it for you

Hey alpinaman24 where is your shop located I'd like to bring in my 2004 745i I live in Burbank ??
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