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Old 12-19-2013, 01:01 PM   #36
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Washington State
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My Ride: '02 330Xi 5spd
Originally Posted by Busy View Post
TL;DR; If you pay a shop for this, go with a NEW napa axle. Either one will wear out but only the new one will be free to you the next 3 times it happens if you keep your car that long.[/SIZE]
Yeah, but if a GKN last 100k, and a NAPA lasts 20k, who wants the hassle of going back to the shop 3-4 extra times?
I have done 90%+ of the work on my cars over the last 30 years. Part is cost, part is that I like tinkering and the satisfaction of doing things right, but a BIG part is I hate dealing with shops. Even with the best ones, the logistics are a pain, and most are (sadly) not very good.

'02 330xi 5 spd

Last edited by Mannydog; 12-19-2013 at 01:01 PM.
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