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      02-14-2013, 07:05 PM   #38
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Drives: 3.5 wheeler
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Location: sydney

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Originally Posted by davidturnedge View Post
Parts are the killer. Spoke to BMW Sydney parts the other day and the guy whinged endlessly about the high prices for the parts he quoted me. He said "they" don't understand that a $150 OEM part in Australia is a $40 OEM part from a European or US web site.

Makes me wonder why more indie service shops don't bulk order commonly used parts thereby giving them further advantage over the licensed BMW shops.
well there is a local 3rd party supplier that is 'close' to international prices 'for the common items' so they dont NEED to buy of BMW.