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Old 07-12-2013, 06:54 PM
fivepointnine fivepointnine is offline
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part number needed

I need the part number for the little plastic/rubber spoiler thing in front of the drivers side rear tire, I have no idea what its called and cant find it on the realOEM search. (mine is torn)
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Old 07-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Supercourse Supercourse is offline
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Looks like it is called a deflector lip (item #04): http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/s...roduct=1369505

Its purpose is to deflect road crud away from the rear brake asembly.

The ones at the front seem to be called pressure lip seals, presumably they are more to control cooling air flow around the front brakes.
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:22 PM
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thats it, thanks!
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Old 07-12-2013, 08:55 PM
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And the price is reasonable too - as is sometimes the case with BMW parts. Not always, but sometimes.

I bet if you needed them on a Honda or Toyota the price would be really up there. But I guess they don't use them anyway.

I think Saab and Volvo were the first to utilize them.

See that GM have them as a $58/pr. accessory for Sierra & Silverado owners who experience premature rear brake wear in the warranty period: http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-...ar-brakes.html

Not one of those cases of cheap parts for domestics.
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:18 AM
timarnold timarnold is online now
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Agreed. There is an illusion that all BMW parts are expensive. The fact is service parts are expensive. A good rule of thumb for service part cost is 5x the manufacturing cost.
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Old 07-15-2013, 08:24 AM
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Looks like it is called a deflector lip (item #04): http://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/s...roduct=1369505

Its purpose is to deflect road crud away from the rear brake asembly.

The ones at the front seem to be called pressure lip seals, presumably they are more to control cooling air flow around the front brakes.

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