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Old 10-15-2017, 03:43 PM
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That sounds right. Originally sold in the US, they must -upon presentation to a USA dealer- perform a USA-mandated recall.

Thanks for posting. Sorry the bikini clad baristas didnt know you existed....

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Alignment here: The Definitive Alignment Thread

OE is Original Equipment aka 'BMW Original Parts' aka 'What you buy at the BMW dealer with a BMW label'

OEM is Original Equipment Manufacturer... EITHER the company that made the OE part or.... A part this is identical to the OE part, but is sold by the OEM under their own label


OEM is not what BMW sells


http://www.bimmerzone.com/category/T...ricks_OEM.html

https://www.turnermotorsport.com/t-OEvsOEM
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