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croosh
07-31-2007, 10:22 PM
My rear passenger window regulator decided to let the metal wiring get out of its spindle and tear itself up. Needless to say I need a new one.:frown: I live in Fredericksburg, VA but travel to the Rockville, MD area on occasion. Are there any good parts places in the area that I should look into purchasing this item from or is the best bet to look online? I just joined the BMW CCA tonight so I may wait until my membership stuff gets to me so I can use that discount. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Nick

John in VA
08-05-2007, 05:51 PM
You are correct about club membership entitling you to a discount at the dealerships. The discount, as well as the "list price" for the part will vary from place to place.
Steven Schlossman did a comparison a year or so ago - perhaps that can be found with a "search."
Another option is to check with Olympus (was Olympic) Import Auto Parts, with locations throughout NoVA.
Be sure to put www.SteveHaygood.com (http://www.SteveHaygood.com) in your bookmarks for parts as well. He's a former NCC member, now in GA - a pro mechanic and parts source. It's often easiest to reach him by phone.

croosh
08-07-2007, 05:42 PM
Thanks for the tip. I contacted a couple of dealerships in the area but then I found a place actually in Fredericksburg that can get parts at a decent price.

///MARINE
08-15-2007, 02:15 PM
Thanks for the tip. I contacted a couple of dealerships in the area but then I found a place actually in Fredericksburg that can get parts at a decent price.

Spill the beans Croosh! What's the name, location and number of the place with the "decent prices"? Inquiring minds want to know... We are all on a constant quest to find the elusive high quality part at a decent price.

ronierogers
05-03-2011, 07:26 PM
You are correct about club membership entitling you to a discount at the dealerships. The discount, as well as the "list price" for the part will vary from place to place.
Steven Schlossman did a comparison a year or so ago - perhaps that can be found with a "search."
Another option is to check with Olympus (was Olympic) Import Auto Parts (http://www.thepartsbin.com/), with locations throughout NoVA.
Be sure to put www.SteveHaygood.com (http://www.SteveHaygood.com) in your bookmarks for parts as well. He's a former NCC member, now in GA - a pro mechanic and parts source. It's often easiest to reach him by phone.

hi there guys im ronie, a bit desperate where to get cheap bmw m3 auto parts online. sorry for making introductions in here. can somebody point me a good website of bmw parts? the one given by john only redirects me to the home page of that said site. please help! thanks!

John in VA
05-03-2011, 08:03 PM
Believe it or not, things might have changed in the 4 years since you dredged up this thread! My computer screen has a box in the upper right corner that allows me to search for anything you can imagine online.

Did you want cheap parts, or good parts inexpensively?

You can check pricing at your local dealers and inquire about their BMW club discount.

You can shop the online parts depts of BMW dealers like:
http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=AccessoryCatalog&catalogid=4462&siteid=214672&catalog=4462
or
http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?siteid=216042

You can get OEM parts from places like:
http://www.autohausaz.com/
or
http://pelicanparts.com/

You can find the part number you require by using http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do
Happy hunting!

pseto
05-04-2011, 01:42 PM
Tischer BMW's website for parts is getBMWparts.com. Prob the best prices in town and you can save S/H by picking it up