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Old 09-30-2012, 11:36 AM   #1
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Question Front strut mount collar nut 31316769731

I'm in the process of replacing strut, shocks and all associated hardware with new parts. I got this part number from RealOEM but for some reason it was very hard to find. Many mainstream vendors I visited list nearly every other piece of installation hardware except for this nut. It is a self-locking nut so I figured I would need new ones when installing new strut mounts.

I ended up ordering 6 from getbmwparts. They didn't show it on the part diagrams for my car. I had to do a part number search, and even then it told me it wasn't applicable to my year and model

I guess the bottom line is, I'm worried/curious why this part was so hard to find. Did I even get the right part?
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