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      12-07-2009, 10:10 PM   #67
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Drives: '12 Golf R
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Texas

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Originally Posted by SHADY1 View Post
This was not the BMW OEM factory belt this was the AA pulley belt that I have extra sets of and it only had 2500 miles at the most on that belt. They had a problem with their belts at the beginning around the same time I got my pulley. The bad belts would dry rot, crack and break this was the exact case with this belt. They were not sure if I had one of the bad belts or not. Well this just proved I had a bad belt. I told them to send me 3 sets of the good belts because I know I could not find these belts at a Auto part store or BMW Stealer Ship. I try my best to be a little pro-active and have the right tools and stuff in my car for long road trips I even take a OEM factory wheel with me for a spare along with a jack . I can't help it I am a mechanic and I don't like to break down
Sorry to hear about the broken belt, but glad you made it back okay. I recently gave up on the Dinan UDP and ordered the AA. I made sure to order an extra belt for this very reason. I'll be sure to keep it in the car.

Originally Posted by JC919 View Post
Great pics guys and Tom that bumper look sinister, I need to see it in person.--John
Definitely. I'm loving the bumper. More aggressive than stock, but OEM appearance, and of course, no reflectors.
'09 Interlagos Blue E92 M3 (sold to a good home)