D3 bi turbo ac condenser

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D3 bi turbo ac condenser

Post by d3-blue » Fri Jun 18, 2021 10:54 pm

Hi all, my d3 bi turbo needs a new condenser for the ac system however a search through the usual sites doesn`t really bring up any results, presumably because it`s an alpina. I`ve been to BMW who quoted £360 for the part and said it`s the same as a normal 4 cylinder 3 series, Has anyone on here replaced the part and can tell me what they ordered and where from? any advice will be much appreciated :)

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Re: D3 bi turbo ac condenser

Post by Charles » Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:23 am

I'm 99% certain that the part is standard BMW found on the donor car. By using the original BMW partial VIN in the windscreen should allow correct part numbers to be identified.
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Re: D3 bi turbo ac condenser

Post by DogWagen » Sun Jun 20, 2021 8:17 pm

Changed out the condenser and receiver/dryer on my B3s not that long ago - both standard BMW Parts so I'd be surprised if yours was any different.

Bought a Hella (they own Behr who were the BMW OE for cooling products) Premium Line from AutoDoc.de - admittedly pre-covid and was about £110 for the Condenser. It take a week or so to arrive but other than that, all good.

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