Petrol Cap tether for E46 B3

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Petrol Cap tether for E46 B3

Post by Rav » Thu May 30, 2019 9:10 pm

Hi All.

Things are going from bad to worse. All my cars need something and after spending £400 on service parts at the weekend, i decided to clean the car today.
I managed to break the tether on hte fuel filler cap. Does anyone have a spare cap knocking around, that I can buy please?

I have seen these on Ebay for £30 - is it better to buy from BMW?

Any advice appreciated.
1999 #032 Alpina B3 3.3 saloon (UK Press Car) - Buchloe Beast
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Re: Petrol Cap tether for E46 B3

Post by greenelekta » Thu May 30, 2019 9:41 pm

Bought mine from the main dealer (e39 v8s) I think its the same as e46. Under £30 18 months ago. Worth checking
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Re: Petrol Cap tether for E46 B3

Post by bss325i » Fri May 31, 2019 12:48 am

About £25+vat from BMW.
E92 B3 Biturbo #185

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Re: Petrol Cap tether for E46 B3

Post by hap » Fri May 31, 2019 12:47 pm

Yep mines perished just hanging by a thread

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