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Old 08-24-2012, 07:43 AM   #514
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Originally Posted by Taranis View Post
Typical "superior German engineering". So glad my BMW is for sale.
Actually, the Valeo starters are made in France, and they've got a very good reputation. I guess they make starters for just about everything produced in europe from trucks to high-end sports cars. Other applications didn't have the 'dropped-magnet' problem, it was somehow a problem with the bmw bikes. But that was solved with different glue and added retainers between the magnets as the upgraded units don't have that problem.
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