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#1 (permalink) Old 04-14-2004, 09:35 PM
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Okay so I am buying a 97 328is and I will need news belts does anyone out there know what kind of belts I need, where to purchase them and how much they will cost?
I will also need to replace the water pump. does anyone know a good place to get one for a resonable price?
(don't worry none of this stuff has broken yet, it is just preventitive)
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honestly the best place to get these things are from the dealer. the waterpump you can probably find on the net for cheaper. but the belt you need is a serpentine belt for your model. also if you are going to replace the belt for the airconditioning its seperate.
call around for prices in your area.

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Get your belts from the dealer.

Buy an aftermarket water pump with a metal impeller (if not already equiped), they are easy to find, maybe one like THIS

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ya'll check this out www.mercedesparts.com dude was selling some relays on ebay asked him about one he said he hosts it on his website, turns out he has a lot, now Iam amechanic but never worked with bmw my brother had a 1986 325 es trashed it and now I got it off him for $380 bastard overheats , bled it might not have done it right, but nothing it overheats fast and blows steam off the expansion tank but only when it hits the redline, i'd say a new cap wouldn't hurt but still, that may not fix it I am thinking water pump, but I figured it out about $300 you can getthe whole cooling sistemoff thiswebsite. you guys check it out maybe you know the brands he is selling and letme know ifthey are any good.
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umm. Periods are your friend.

As for fixing the car, you would be better off posting in the e30 forum. Personslly, I'd be skeptical of a guy selling BMW parts who runs a site called mercedesparts.com

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aye, belts=dealer, Furious pretty much summed it up.

For OE water pump (updated version), $67.95 at http://www.eap4parts.com

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bavauto also carries pumps...

I like them...

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aye, belts=dealer, Furious pretty much summed it up.

For OE water pump (updated version), $67.95 at http://www.eap4parts.com
Is that a pump with a metal impeller?
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Is that a pump with a metal impeller?
no. it is the upgraded composite. pre-1997 was the yellow plastic. sometime during 1997 they shifted to stainless steel. stainless was then replaced with composite. less parasitic drag, but with the durability of metal.

see the pic below. (note that you are no longer able to get version 2 because it has been superceded by composite version 3)

www.eap4parts.com sells both the aftermarket and OE composite. I recommend getting OE composite. i have closely manipulated both in my hands and the composite feels virtually identical to the metal, but is lighter and has less drag.

if you search bf, you'll find threads about metal impeller failures that can cause more damage than a plastic failure. some metal ones have failed in as little as 20,000 miles. metal failures have the potential to do more damage if they grenade because the metal shrapnel is more damaging than plastic shrapnel.
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The link i posted earlier in this thread is from a very reputable parts place. A little more expensive, but great customer care is sometimes worth a few bucks.

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