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#1 (permalink) Old 11-03-2004, 03:57 PM
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Hello everyone,
My car needs a new sterring rack, but I hardly feel like paying 400 for a new one (650 all together for labor). Any suggestions? I would just grab one off ebay, but its a 90' and as far as I know I need one with an airbag sensor? help!
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#2 (permalink) Old 11-04-2004, 05:05 PM
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check out http://www.meridianautoparts.com/ or bmw2002.com (Ireland Engineering) for good rebuilt racks.
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I've seen the thing about the air bags too, but there is nothing I can see on my air bag car that is different from my non-air bag car. The sites that have on-line ordering list the same part for the 87, or my 92 cabrio. Such as this one

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<a href='http://home.comcast.net/~adamsjohn/325ic/isabelle.htm' target='_blank'>1992 Cabrio 50k mi - Isabelle</a>
<a href='http://home.comcast.net/~adamsjohn/Otis/otislives.htm' target='_blank'>1989 325i 177k mi - Otis (Handed down to daughter)</a>
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hey thanks that helps alot. 36 month warrentee? thats impressive. I'll have to check it all out and see whats what, I hope it works in my car...
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