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Old 09-08-2013, 02:34 PM
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what are these called

i need to replace the driver side "flap" of this part. What are these called?
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Old 09-08-2013, 02:35 PM
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Oopa, sorry I dont know how I did it but the pics above are upside down.
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couldn't find it in a quick search, but try maximillion. Look around and you'll find it. they have every part on diagram, just like the dealer uses.

http://www.bmwmobiletradition-online...id=47531&hg=18
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Old 09-08-2013, 09:14 PM
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Great link Wilk, thanks
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Fresh air flap cover, left and right. Those are pricey. I would check with the part out guys.

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Old 09-08-2013, 11:18 PM
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Yep already strated the process. Thanks
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i need to replace the driver side "flap" of this part. What are these called?
Those flaps/doors are actually one unit and its called the "microfilter clean air channel". It's #5 in the diagram and link to the database below. And if for some reason the arms (on the hood side) that push the flaps open when the hood closes are broken...they are #7 in the diagram (the perspective is from the air intake side...so the arms aren't visible in the illustration):

http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...22&hg=64&fg=10



In pic below...the parts circled in green are #5 in diagram above & parts circled in red are #7 in diagram above:

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