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Old 04-03-2019, 04:32 PM   #1
Archbid
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My Ride: 330ci Convertible
Year: 03
Model: 330cic
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual
New part numbers for Lemforder subframe bushings

I was trying to get a set of bushings for my Convertible subframe:

33316770781
33316770783
33316770784

The first is still available from Lemforder (OEM) and all three as BMW (very expensive), but the second two were not available from Lemforder through FCPEuro (83 is available through ECS but is expensive).

After a bit of sleuthing and assistance from the fine folks at FCPEuro, I discovered that I could get all of the bushing Lemforder brand if I ordered the following:

33316770781 (still available)
33316770815 (LEM-2712001 same as 33316770783)
33316770816 (LEM-2712101 same as 33316770784)

Problem solved! 4 bushings, all OEM, no BMW brand tax!

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