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Old 12-22-2012, 07:43 PM   #21
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I am so sick and tired of this. I have explained Chinese manufacturing 100 times on this forum and some people still don't get it. At least a few individuals did my work for me and explained how there is nothing wrong with brand name parts that are manufactured in China.

http://www.meyle.com/EN/Spare-parts/MEYLE-HD.html

http://www.meyle.com/_download/compa...ificate-en.pdf
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:18 PM   #22
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ARrrrgh, who the F moves threads like this?

This was created to get maximum exposure and inform the MOST fanatics that I can about this hidden manufacturing incident. And now that it's way over here in the "suspension and braking" forum, it will hardly get the exposure that it needs.

PUT IT BACK MODS. PLEASE!
It won't get exposure because the moderators know there is nothing worth exposing.
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Old 12-22-2012, 08:34 PM   #23
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The Meyle rotors are perfectly fine and capable, regardless of where they are made. I've had mine on several months now. Not a spec of rust, completely balanced, no warping, finish is still perfect. Put aside your foolish prejudices and deal with a sticker that says it's made in China...or don't.
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Old 12-22-2012, 09:45 PM   #24
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I am so sick and tired of this. I have explained Chinese manufacturing 100 times on this forum and some people still don't get it. At least a few individuals did my work for me and explained how there is nothing wrong with brand name parts that are manufactured in China.

http://www.meyle.com/EN/Spare-parts/MEYLE-HD.html

http://www.meyle.com/_download/compa...ificate-en.pdf
Those guys who dont get it are just badge whores that believe every stereotype out there. But I think the OP is upset that "made in China" was not disclosed to him prior purchase. We need to give him a hug and tell him that everythings going to be ok.
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Old 12-26-2012, 07:35 PM   #25
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If you have look carefully, Chinese have bought many Europe and US business, including Germany auto parts, Italian garment and shoes, French perfume, Canada oil and US network. They have accumulated billions of currency reservoir, and have interests and money to buy anything. I don't agree it's a threat but an ambitious (also short-cut) to abolish their bad name. If everything runs smoothly, Chinese knock-off quality will get better and better.
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Old 12-26-2012, 09:58 PM   #26
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If your so anal, why didn't you go to your dealer and buy BMW stamped parts?
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I am so sick and tired of this. I have explained Chinese manufacturing 100 times on this forum and some people still don't get it. At least a few individuals did my work for me and explained how there is nothing wrong with brand name parts that are manufactured in China.

http://www.meyle.com/EN/Spare-parts/MEYLE-HD.html

http://www.meyle.com/_download/compa...ificate-en.pdf
you are so fvcking arrogant. Shut up Mango
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Those guys who dont get it are just badge whores that believe every stereotype out there. But I think the OP is upset that "made in China" was not disclosed to him prior purchase. We need to give him a hug and tell him that everythings going to be ok.
EXACTLY. I was mislead by the "german" branding and stamping all over Meyle parts, that's what I was most upset about.

Here's a perfect example of another product made in China that has created havoc in my house. Bought my son a Remote Control Helicopter for xmas, it was about 60-70$ but I had a groupon and used it to get it for about $40. My son opens it on xmas day, I go to charge it, and the F***IN charging connector on the copter straight up pushes in and goes so far that you can't even insert the plug! WTF!!!? Has a sticker RIGHT on the box and copter that says "QC Passed" what the F kind of bogus sticker scam is that? QC passed? Did you even plug the f**INg thing in? My son cried on Xmas morning because of this and I couldn't blame him.

I'm pretty technical, so I started taking the POS apart, was able to get to the charging plug and then connected it to charge. I actually went so far as to improve the **** ty mounting point for that charging port and used some 3 ton epoxy to secure it in so it would no longer move. Would the thing charge now that it was connected? NO! F**W*WE*(RW PIECE OF SH*(**T! After all that, I had checked all electrical connections and the only thing I could think of is that the battery was garbage to begin with and won't hold not even one ounce of charge. Have to return it now, and explain to my son how you can return things that Santa brings because the "elves must have messed it up."

So yeah, severe lack of quality in Chinese made things go a lot deeper than you may imagine.
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By the way, back on topic, I am rolling on 100% chinese rotors right now and everything seems good so far.
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The first "Made in China" part I put in my car failed right away. It was Meyle oil level sensor that had "Meyle Germany " all over the box with a "Made in China" sticker on it. Chinese parts are never as good, even if the same quality / manufacturing procedures are used.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:12 PM   #31
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The first "Made in China" part I put in my car failed right away. It was Meyle oil level sensor that had "Meyle Germany " all over the box with a "Made in China" sticker on it. Chinese parts are never as good, even if the same quality / manufacturing procedures are used.
did you know the genuine bmw coils on the e46 are made in china?

please don't post if you don't know what you are talking about.
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did you know the genuine bmw coils on the e46 are made in china?

please don't post if you don't know what you are talking about.
That must explain why they are a POS.

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Old 12-27-2012, 05:56 PM   #33
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That must explain why they are a POS.
Not quite. The old ones were made in Germany. The newest Genuine BMW replacements are currently being manufactured in China.

Nice try though.

And FWIW, my original Bremi German coils are still perfect (01 date stamp)
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Not quite. The old ones were made in Germany. The newest Genuine BMW replacements are currently being manufactured in China.

Nice try though.

And FWIW, my original Bremi German coils are still perfect (01 date stamp)
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:36 AM   #35
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some people just can't accept the fact that Chinese are capable of making quality stuff. As a Chinese, I am fully aware there have been knock-offs factories around the whole time, however, there are also many outstanding manufactures who are making excellent parts around.
Believe it or not, Cosworth has some of their stuff made/assembled here in China. Lost your jaw yet?

My friend's 1200hp GTR has forged internals of all aftermarket parts that is Chinese made, it went through so many races without a problem. He later swapped a UK made fuel line for testing which led the car burnt into ash. Will he give up on parts that is made in UK then? No.

See the sample here? If I ever going to build my motor, why spend a fortune plus go through all the hassle of custom and shipping when local shop can do it as good?
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See the sample here? If I ever going to build my motor, why spend a fortune plus go through all the hassle of custom and shipping when local shop can do it as good?
Indeed. I am also Chinese(HK), and I agree with this good man.
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did you know the genuine bmw coils on the e46 are made in china?

please don't post if you don't know what you are talking about.
The coils on my car are made in Germany, I checked them a few months ago when I changed my plugs. You're the one that doesn't know what you are talking about, so maybe you should take your own advice and not post here.
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The coils on my car are made in Germany, I checked them a few months ago when I changed my plugs. You're the one that doesn't know what you are talking about, so maybe you should take your own advice and not post here.
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