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      04-30-2010, 03:40 PM   #71
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Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Seal Beach, CA

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Originally Posted by elmariachi View Post
Your post made me research on this issue.

To confirm this, I went to and input my MY 2008 and did a search on the crank bearings. Attaching a screenshot.

2008 Realoem Part Numbers and Descriptions

So knifegun was right after all. BMW DID UPDATE THE BEARINGS AFTER 10/2008 = MY 2009 !

It that's the case, that's a BIG concern for all the 2008 guys.
Let me get this straight... You are swapping out parts designed by some of the top engineers in the world because some guys sponsored by a company told you it's "better??" But when you ask the same guy about tracking, "oh no, I have a kid now" or "I just detailed my car." or "i just got new tires."