Does BMW still make old parts?
In many cases, it’s possible to get classic car parts directly from their original manufacturers. For example, Mercedes-Benz and BMW both supply parts for their vintage models, including, for BMW, its classic motorcycles. And these car parts come with a factory warranty.
Are BMW replacement parts expensive?
In short – yes, BMW parts are among the most expensive out of most brands. And the older the BMW is, the more expensive the parts will be. BMWs will cost from $5,000 to $12,000 more to maintain than most vehicles. This is because BMWs are German cars made with specialty materials, parts, and technology.
Are BMW aftermarket parts good?
BMW is a company built upon rigid performance standards, which makes them one of the most well respected automotive brands today and in general history. Part of this consistency and reliability is due to the fact that their replacement parts, or OEM parts, are of the highest quality.
Does BMW restore old cars?
The BMW Group Classic Center ensures your vehicle is in the very best hands. Not only are our employees keen classic and modern classic enthusiasts, they are also recognised experts in the fields of full vehicle restoration, repairs and servicing.
Where can I find rare car parts?
Specialty car dealerships The best way to locate rare car parts is to call a specialty dealership directly. If you own a Mercedes, visit the Mercedes dealership. These dealerships will offer a limited supply of OEM parts in-store or will special order apart from if it’s not in stock.
What can you do with old car parts?
Spare / broken car parts can be recycled at your local Household Waste Recycling Centre. AUTOMOTIVE WASTE FACTS: Some automotive waste is recyclable and some needs to be disposed of safely. Small amounts of automotive waste can be put into the kerbside residual bin provided by your council.
Why is BMW so unreliable?
Let’s start with a quick answer: BMWs are unreliable because they need to go to the garage for unexpected maintenance more often (about once per year), and the risk of having a severe problem is higher than average (about 15%).
Should I buy genuine BMW parts?
The Good – Genuine Parts should be just as good as the part that failed you, and the part will also be backed by BMW’s warranty policy for parts which is usually 12k miles or 12 months. The Bad – Genuine parts are expensive, and they aren’t always the best available.
Can you use generic parts on BMW?
While any mechanic may successfully install an aftermarket part that closely resembles the original OEM component, that is not to say the product will precisely fit, or perform at the same high level BMWs demand. An aftermarket part is more likely to reduce a BMW’s efficiency, and more likely to wear out sooner.