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      06-06-2012, 09:06 AM   #53
sisspc
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Drives: 2006 330i
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Originally Posted by Trooper9009 View Post
I was in the same situation few months ago and ended up spending $1300...I beleive someone local here in Atlanta got it done for less than 800 ..check regional section and u might find it
I realize not everybody has the proper tools or place to work, but this this is a very doable diy project. The parts cost me $450 (thermostat, water pump and coolant) and I did the work myself. I would gladly help somebody do this, unfortunately I live in a small town and I'm not sure if there are any forum members nearby. Feel free to hit me up if you are though.

$800 (including parts) still a little high imo. This job should not take a shop more than 2 hours. Of course they'll probably bill you for 4+ hours.

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