RM European Auto Parts
Results 1 to 5 of 5

Thread: OEM VCG's

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Columbus, Ohio
    My Cars
    1998 BMW 540i

    Question OEM VCG's

    Got a parts question; Where's a good place online to purchase oem vcg's (other than a dealer) for an e39 M62? Has anybody had a good experience with an online store?
    Much thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    My Cars
    2001 525it
    If your going to do the valve cover gaskets you should do the upper timing cover gaskets too. There's Elring, victor rienz.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Arlington, VA
    My Cars
    2018 BMW M240i
    Try fcpeuro. Great tech support and the parts are warranted for life!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Vienna, VA, USA
    My Cars
    1997 E36 M3/4/5
    After holding an OEM vs a factory gasket for my E36, I'd never go for anything other than factory. There was no comparison. I had to replace my OEM gasket bc it wasn't sealing. the factory gasket was twice as thick and I felt it compress and seal as I tightened the fasteners. Is there a huge savings or other reason not to go with factory?
    Marc Plante
    E36 M3/4/5 163k
    Konis+ Dinan Springs, Understeer SS, Shepott European steering Wheel, ZKW Ellipsoids, ECIS Intake+ ATE Foam filter, Stromung Exhaust, Recaro SRDs. JVC Arsenal Head Unit. Alpine MRV-F300 Amp, ADS 535i components, JL Audio Stealthbox Subs
    Vienna, VA, USA

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Chicagoland area
    My Cars

Similar Threads

  1. Valve Cover Gasket (VCG) OEM Brands - Your thoughts
    By rcatank in forum 1996 - 2003 (E39)
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 08-21-2012, 02:36 PM
  2. Where do I buy OEM VCGs?
    By MrCi in forum 1995 - 2001 (E38)
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 02-23-2012, 05:45 PM
  3. Any oil filters better than OEM?
    By da328ISis in forum 1991 - 1999 (E36)
    Replies: 32
    Last Post: 02-10-2006, 03:01 AM
  4. WTB: Used OEM front struts
    By Andy 02 in forum BMW Parts Wanted sponsored by Bavarian Auto Recycling
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-20-2001, 04:04 PM
  5. F/S OEM CD Changer
    By Bones774 in forum BMW Parts For Sale sponsored by Bavarian Auto Recycling
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-13-2001, 02:29 AM


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts