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Old 06-07-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Precat O2 sensors: OEM or Bosch?

Hi everyone,

I'm changing my Precat O2 sensors. It's a 2002 330Ci with 115000 miles.

There is a OEM BMW one that's around 200 a pop and then there's another one, Bosch (OE), that's half that.

Does anyone have any experiences with them? Are they different?


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Old 06-07-2011, 08:08 PM   #2
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:11 PM   #3
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are you sure they're identical?
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:14 PM   #4
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+1 for Bosch... I got mine from Amazon
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:17 PM   #5
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original ones are from bosch anyways
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:30 PM   #6
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+1 for Bosch... I got mine from Amazon
My God that's CHEAP!! Awesome

Is that the right PN for a 330Ci?
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:36 PM   #7
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:37 PM   #8
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Is that the right PN for a 330Ci?
That's the exact one (well, I needed two) I ordered and they went in with no problems at all. I have a 2001 330ci. Your first post said you have a 2002, but the details under your name say its a 2001. Either way, I don't see why it wouldn't fit.

Don't know how much they would charge to ship to BCN though...
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Bosch makes so many things for our cars, I would've been surprised if it wasn't original equipment.
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:49 PM   #10
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OEM is Bosch. Use my vid for the precat sensors

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Old 06-07-2011, 08:54 PM   #11
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That's the exact one (well, I needed two) I ordered and they went in with no problems at all. I have a 2001 330ci. Your first post said you have a 2002, but the details under your name say its a 2001. Either way, I don't see why it wouldn't fit.

Don't know how much they would charge to ship to BCN though...
Yeah, sorry for the confusion. I have one in Barcelona that's a 2002, and then another one here in the US that's a 2001. These sensors will go on the european one.
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Old 06-07-2011, 08:55 PM   #12
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Thank you all for the replies. You've been great! I'm ordering the sensors right now!
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:12 PM   #13
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Yeah, BMW ones are way too expensive, especially considering that the Bosch ones are the exact same part.
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