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Old 01-19-2009, 08:57 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by bmwmedic View Post
Uhmm, just my opinion but I would not use silicone sealer cause it is an insulator, both electical and thermal.
If nothing else, you might try anti seize,cause it has copper metal, but I don't know if it will melt off. What you
want is the same as the heat sink paste on CPUs in computers. Heat conductive.
I am surprised the bmw kit does not come with it. Does anyone know of available source? Or any Canadians want to ask your dealers what they use?
See my post regarding using the thermal grease that can be bought from any local computer hardware store.

BMW Kit doesn't come with it but does give you the part number that you need to order separately (my dealer did'nt have it and I could'nt wait for it either). See Glen's post above and as per him Bavaria BMW has this stuff in stock.
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