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Old 10-15-2004, 02:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone. I was thinking of replacing my standard foot pedals with some aluminum ones. Now, I have found a few...but there is a HUGE price difference between the two.

The first one I found at BMW Canada itself. For the 2001 325Ci (standard), the aluminum pedals (Part #: 35000007018) is $134.50 Canadian.

The second one I found from Bavarian Autosport are AC Schnitzer Billet Aluminum Pedal Set...and it goes for $264.95 US.

Now, these look almost exactly the same....so why is there such a huge difference in price?
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because one says AC schnitzer, the name carries the extra price.
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I realize AC Schnitzer is a name brand...but that much more??? I mean, it's not like BMW carries crappy parts. Is the only difference between these two the name? If so, it would almost be silly for me to spend 3 times as much, plus duty and shipping to get the AC ones shipped from the States.
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... i put this ones on my 330ci, and i'm happy with the pedals feeling...
and the best part; @ $60 with shipping (ebay).
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lol, why do people even bother with bavarian autosport sometimes?
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Originally posted by GnarlyCow@Oct 15 2004, 01:13 PM
I realize AC Schnitzer is a name brand...but that much more??? I mean, it's not like BMW carries crappy parts. Is the only difference between these two the name? If so, it would almost be silly for me to spend 3 times as much, plus duty and shipping to get the AC ones shipped from the States.
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i realize that bmw makes quality, but im telling you that because its ac shnitz, and i tottally forgot its from bavauto.. your talking mucho denero.

just get the ones from the dealer.
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