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  1. 02-25-2013, 12:55 PM#1
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    Anyone ever use URO parts?

    Hey everyone! Was wondering if anyone ever used URO parts? They usually list for less than half the price of other parts. For that reason, I have yet to buy that brand as the thought "China made crap" comes to mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ramitchellView Post
    Hey everyone! Was wondering if anyone ever used URO parts? They usually list for less than half the price of other parts. For that reason, I have yet to buy that brand as the thought "China made crap" comes to mind.
    Your feelings are right... They are Crap
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    Let me save you a 5-page thread, they ARE Chinese made crap.

    Some people around the forums have used them, but reviews are pretty bad. The quality of the rubber bushings and ball joints are far weaker than any of the European brands, and more than likely you'll have to redo the repairs months or a few years down the road anyway, negating any initial savings.

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    I have used their upper and lower hoses, and the aluminum thermostat housing. So far so good.

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    From what I have seen, they are garbage, skip.

    There is usually a reason if something is 1/4 the price of OEM.

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    I used a URO CCV on my old 530 and it was bad right out of the box. I was super happy about doing that job twice.

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    I just installed a URO rear window regulator, it beats not having a stuck up window, but i will live dangerously with this one. The good thing is i rarely have the rear windows down.

    The uro regulator is crap plastic compared to the OEM metal one. (Honestly they both suck but oem is the best of the worst)

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    I bought üro thrust arm bushings for around $18. The price really reflected the lack of quality. I'll be doing the entire thrust arms soon enough.

  10. 02-25-2013, 02:31 PM#10
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    i bought an inside door handle made by them and the quality is so low i would never use their parts for anything important


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  12. 02-25-2013, 05:07 PM#12
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    I purchased a CCV for my 540i this weekend that was made by Uro. There was a crack in the plastic around one of the metal-lined bolt holes (not sure of correct name) that I discovered after leaving the parts store. When I returned it (2 hours later), I was accused of cracking it when trying to install it. Funny because the part was spotless when I returned it and I clearly did not have enough time to remove my old ccv, install the new one, break it, reinstall the old ccv, then clean up the new part to return. Complete bs but trying to explain that to the parts guy was futile. In any event, got my money back and will NEVER NEVER NEVER buy again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phx540i6View Post
    I purchased a CCV for my 540i this weekend that was made by Uro. There was a crack in the plastic around one of the metal-lined bolt holes (not sure of correct name) that I discovered after leaving the parts store. When I returned it (2 hours later), I was accused of cracking it when trying to install it. Funny because the part was spotless when I returned it and I clearly did not have enough time to remove my old ccv, install the new one, break it, reinstall the old ccv, then clean up the new part to return. Complete bs but trying to explain that to the parts guy was futile. In any event, got my money back and will NEVER NEVER NEVER buy again.

    Lee
    What store was it? I figured some of the usual local parts stores can get them but never checked.

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    Also watch out the same crap is sold under the brand "MTC" on some sites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ElleShooTigerView Post
    What store was it? I figured some of the usual local parts stores can get them but never checked.
    BAP Import Parts.

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    JUNK and EAC never refunded me for my broken URO jack pad mounts.

    Moral of story: Don't buy URO and don't buy parts from EAC

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    Out of any URO part I would have figured a jack pad mount could actually work.

    My friend bought URO boot shocks, and they are just as good as the 14 year old worn out ones they replaced.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jp5TouringView Post
    Used there metal water pump pulley,,no issue,,,Chinese made metal crap vs. German made plastic crap,
    I have one too; it's actually a good part. However, I can't think of any other URO part worth installing on a car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joakoView Post
    Out of any URO part I would have figured a jack pad mount could actually work.
    How can they possibly screw up a piece made of hard plastic and maybe some metal inside?

    I grabbed a handful of jackpads from the junkyard for free, just in case I ever need one.

    Quote Originally Posted by granlundView Post
    I have one too; it's actually a good part. However, I can't think of any other URO part worth installing on a car.
    Some of their metal pieces are OK, like the thermostat housing, but if you look at other sites online, major issues have been found in their metal castings.

    Basically, dont buy anything from URO or China that has bearings, rubber, electronics, or plastic inside. If its all-metal, then it might be ok.
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    If you are trying to find cheaper parts try looking at RockAuto or AutoHausAZ. I get a lot of my parts from both of those places and they're generally less expensive than most other places. Plus you can get stuff that isn't bound to fail quickly.

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    DON'T DO IT! I paid a shop to put a uro parts replacement water pump on and it failed in 200 miles. I just got done replacing it with a second new one (Bosch). It sucked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ramitchellView Post
    Hey everyone! Was wondering if anyone ever used URO parts? They usually list for less than half the price of other parts. For that reason, I have yet to buy that brand as the thought "China made crap" comes to mind.
    Not unless your end goal is to quickly “dump it” on someone else and need a quick fix to make it seem like it’s in good condition.

    I believe I saw someone else write about economizing since the resell value will decrease year after year (unless you have a M series and don’t beat the s**t out of it).

    So it makes sense to buy cheaper parts for the purpose of getting a cheap fix and promptly selling.
    Otherwise if you are planning on driving it as your daily or just simply plan on keeping it for the long haul... pull out a loan (if needed) and fix it right the first time!
    The only Üro part I will buy (and simply for the fact that it is metal as opposed to the plastic piece of OEM garbage) is the water pump and, even then it’s still risky.
    Long story short... Üro parts are cheap for a REASON!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wilkersonj0832View Post
    Long story short... Üro parts are cheap for a REASON!
    You realize you just bumped a 6 year old thread, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CSMBlack-540iView Post
    You realize you just bumped a 6 year old thread, right?
    It is odd, "Wilkersonj0832" doesn't make a single post in the last year and then out of the blue "answers" a question asked six years ago. Perhaps it's an alias belonging to one of our competitors, or retailer that specializes in OEM parts sales, lol. Who else would take time out of their day to search that deep specifically for "URO", and dredge up old threads?

    No worries though, we can't change past history and can only strive for better each and every day.
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Thread: ÜRO Parts Review

  • 05-12-2017 11:26 AM#1

    ÜRO Parts Review

    Hello,

    Many of you probably replace rubber components when doing work on and restoring or improving handling and comfort.
    So recently when replacing my Transmission on my A4 B6 Cabrio I decided to go with ÜRO Parts instead of commonly recommended German-based companies.

    So why you might ask?
    The parts are easily available over amazon meaning I didn't even have to pay to ship and also were the products very competitively priced.


    I chose to order a snub mount and transmission mounts. After first inspection and comparing them to the OEM part that was still on my car, I can say that fitment is excellent and isn't a concern. They also seem to be just a tad bit more right meaning they should last even longer and not wear out since that was a concern with the OEM snub mount, which resulted for many drive drain "slob".

    All together I would recommend ÜRO Parts and will use them in future.

    I chose to write this because not too many people seemed to have a stance or skeptic view on their products.


  • 05-12-2017 01:29 PM#2

    Only time will tell if the quality is there.


  • 05-12-2017 01:48 PM#3

    About 3 months ago, my rear window regulator broke on my A4. 3rd one I've replaced since buying the car in July 2016, just waiting for that 4th one to die any day now...

    Shopped around, and saw ÜRO Parts brand was not only cheaper, but they claimed to have made a better design less prone to failure. (Ball bearing pulley design)

    No complaints yet... :]
    Just my 2 cents on the subject


  • 05-12-2017 03:48 PM#4

    I'm my experience non OEM regulator s tend to fail in 4 to 6 months. Let us know how you make out ;)


  • 05-12-2017 03:48 PM#5

    I've had a coolant tank or 2 from them on my b5 and they didn't last, cracked and leaked in a few years, the control arms don't last either

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  • 05-12-2017 03:54 PM#6

    QuoteOriginally Posted by Raw BeatsView Post

    About 3 months ago, my rear window regulator broke on my A4. 3rd one I've replaced since buying the car in July 2016, just waiting for that 4th one to die any day now...

    Shopped around, and saw ÜRO Parts brand was not only cheaper, but they claimed to have made a better design less prone to failure. (Ball bearing pulley design)

    No complaints yet... :]
    Just my 2 cents on the subject

    Nice! That's what I am saying. Especially since they are the US based apparently, shipping and availability should be good. But as Luxus Panzer said, only time will tell. I am quite confident though since it seems the design is exact to OEM or slightly improved. I have used Febi Bilstein and other german company products before because I like to support my home country so I want to see how they perform.

  • 05-12-2017 04:01 PM#7

    QuoteOriginally Posted by seanf86View Post

    I've had a coolant tank or 2 from them on my b5 and they didn't last, cracked and leaked in a few years, the control arms don't last either

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    Hmm, interesting. That doesn't seem to confidence inspiring. Did you at least contact support or anything to see what they had to say? I was actually looking on purchasing the control arms since mine are more than shot at 175k. Was there a revision made to this product maybe? Because OEM is way too expensive for me.

  • 05-12-2017 04:05 PM#8

    QuoteOriginally Posted by bigab24View Post

    Hmm, interesting. That doesn't seem to confidence inspiring. Did you at least contact support or anything to see what they had to say? I was actually looking on purchasing the control arms since mine are more than shot at 175k. Was there a revision made to this product maybe? Because OEM is way too expensive for me.

    I bought the coolant tanks locally as I needed them and that's what was available. The control arms had a 2 year warranty but it was more than 2 years but 12k kms since the car didn't get driven much in that span, those were my own fault as I figured those cheap arms would be the same as the cheap fcp arms, I was wrong I haven't had to change an fcp arm yet and I have them on my cars and my wife's.

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  • 05-12-2017 04:33 PM#9

    I think in general uro is bottom barrel. I wouldn't use it on anything i plan to have for a long time.

    some of their parts they probably just source and are better than some of the other stuff..

    or something like a snub mount which is just a polyurethane blob is probably hard to cheap out on and screw up


  • 05-12-2017 06:52 PM#10

    URO makes parts for a lot of European make cars.
    Just pick your poison wisely.
    On my V70R I chose to buy a URO windshield wiper cover for the rear wiper after the OEM one got snapped off swatting a cat off the car.
    25 bucks vs 45 = no-brainer.

    I might not choose them for other more critical parts but I repeated the savings on radiator hoses on that car as well.

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  • 05-12-2017 08:12 PM#11

    QuoteOriginally Posted by A4SoftWalkerView Post

    URO makes parts for a lot of European make cars.
    Just pick your poison wisely.
    On my V70R I chose to buy a URO windshield wiper cover for the rear wiper after the OEM one got snapped off swatting a cat off the car.
    25 bucks vs 45 = no-brainer.

    I might not choose them for other more critical parts but I repeated the savings on radiator hoses on that car as well.

    Nice! I didn't even notice they made exterior replacement parts. Yes, I read the where OE for Mercedes and Jaguar, but no word on Audi.

  • 05-12-2017 08:15 PM#12

    QuoteOriginally Posted by 5ktqView Post

    I think in general uro is bottom barrel. I wouldn't use it on anything i plan to have for a long time.

    some of their parts they probably just source and are better than some of the other stuff..

    or something like a snub mount which is just a polyurethane blob is probably hard to cheap out on and screw up

    I see. seanf86 was talking about a warranty that came with his. Usually, stuff like that gives me more confidence. Honestly, I'm probably going to continue buying their products and posting initial impressions and long-term results in this thread for various items. So memebers in future know what to purchase or what to avoid.

  • 05-13-2017 09:01 AM#13

    QuoteOriginally Posted by 5ktqView Post

    I think in general uro is bottom barrel. I wouldn't use it on anything i plan to have for a long time.

    some of their parts they probably just source and are better than some of the other stuff..

    or something like a snub mount which is just a polyurethane blob is probably hard to cheap out on and screw up

    I see.... what are your go to brands that you recommend within a similar price bracket?

  • 05-16-2017 10:03 AM#14

    QuoteOriginally Posted by bigab24View Post

    I see.... what are your go to brands that you recommend within a similar price bracket?

    My go to aftermarket brands:

    INA
    Lemforder
    LUK
    Febi
    Meyle HD (b/c 4 year warranty)

    There are others that I am forgetting those are just a couple I have used in the past or use currently and have had a good experience with. Notice 3 of those are all OE suppliers.

    If you ever need advice on a solid brand to run that's not terribly expensive feel free to PM me.

    -Mike

  • 05-16-2017 10:49 AM#15

    They're hit and miss.

    DO NOT buy BMW strut mounts from Uro, unless you want them to fall apart and wreck and die. Before I knew better I put some on an E30 that I had and two of the studs broke off before I could even get them to the proper torque spec. When I went out to the garage to finish the job the next day (after buying new studs and nuts) two more of the studs broke off just from sitting over night at the correct torque spec. I'd never seen anything like that before.

    I also installed a pair of rear shock mounts on an E36 (the owner supplied them) and they lasted about 6 months, and looked REALLY flimsy compared to the Moog parts I swapped them out for when they failed.

    After those two experiences, I'll no longer use them in any scenario where failing would be a safety concern of if it's a difficult or time consuming part to change. It's not worth it.


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    Robert Bosch Company is the single largest parts supplier for European cars. What started as Robert Bosch's "Workshop for Precision and Electrical Engineering" over 100 years ago, has become one of today's most successful engineering enterprises.
    Pioneers of automotive fuel injection technology over 50 years ago, Bosch is the industry leader in fuel injection and is the major OE supplier to nearly all car manufacturers worldwide. Bosch developed the first fuel injection system with a high-pressure electric fuel pump in 1967 and continues to pioneer innovative designs and technology.
    Bosch ignition systems are OE on most European cars and have been for many, many years. Whether it's an old points-and-condenser type distributor or the latest high-tech distributorless ignition system, Bosch built the unit for the car marker. The replacement parts - from cap, rotor, points, condenser and Hall sender to distributorless coils and connectors - are all the original parts or the updated version of them from Bosch.

    Bosch also offers the best warranty in the marketplace. They stand behind all products for a minimum of 12 full months, unlimited mileage! They also provide a 2-year roadside assistance warranty on starters and alternators - they'll pay for your jump start or tow should one of these products fail. And, Bosch offers a lifetime warranty on all of its spark plug wire sets.
    Bosch manufactures thousands of different components for cars - from fuel pumps to air flow meters to electronic switches and relays to headlights and filters. In fact, Bosch is the OE brand at most car manufacturers worldwide.

    As a Bosch Warehouse Distributor, AutohausAZ stocks thousands of Bosch products for your car. Is it any wonder people worldwide come to AutohausAZ for all their Bosch product needs?

    Sachs-Boge (now part of ZF Trading North America's group of companies) includes Boge suspension (shocks/struts, bushings, etc.), Boge rubber-to-metal (engine mounts, suspension mounts, bushings, etc.), Stabilus gas springs (hood, trunk and tailgate shocks, convertible top cover supports, etc.), and Fichtel-Sachs drivetrain (clutches, fan clutches, etc.).
    Boge suspension and rubber-to-metal have been the European supplier of shocks/struts, bushings and mounts to the auto makers since 1931, with manufacturing plants in 72 countries around the world. With their outstanding warranties on shocks/struts, you never have to worry about the performance and longevity of the parts.

    And, Fichtel-Sachs/Borg&Beck clutches have been original equipment on European cars in one form or another for over 100 years. Still the world leader in clutch technology and innovation, Sachs clutches are found in cars the world over, including US car makes.

    Sachs' Stabilus/Lift-O-Mat brand is the major supplier of hood, trunk and tailgate shocks on all European cars. The replacements are exactly the same specs as that which was on your car on the showroom floor so you know when you buy Stabilus you'll be able to restore the lift that you expect when you open your door.

    Once again, AutohausAZ stocks a large assortment of Sachs and Boge products - all of which are OEM/OES and are either on your European car already or are factory-approved as a replacement part. And, like Bosch, Sachs stands behind their products with a minimum 12-month warranty - lifetime on shocks.

    ATE supplies brake and hydraulic components as an OE supplier to most European car makers. From calipers to master cylinders to brake discs, brake drums and much more, somewhere on your car is the name ATE!

    Balo brake rotors were the OE brand on BMWs throughout the 1990s and continue to be the major supplier to European car makers. For quality of manufacture, resistance to warping and superior fit and performance, Balo is the professional's rotor of choice for most BMW models.

    Bando is the OEM belt of choice for all Asian cars. It's designed to properly fit the pulley grooves at the correct ride level to give superior performance and durability.

    Behr/Hella Service has long been known for its refrigeration and cooling system parts on Mercedes Benz and BMW. From A/C parts to radiators and thermostats to A/C control systems, Behr is the OE brand on many European cars. Through its worldwide affiliations with other companies, its name is also found on many replacement refrigeration and cooling system parts for other makes of automobiles.

    Brembo brake discs, designed specifically for the Formula One racing circuit, are now offered for street use. Since 1961, Brembo has been the exclusive supplier of brake calipers to Porsche and brake rotor supplier to racers worldwide (FIA Rally, Formula One, CART, NASCAR, Porsche, Ferrari and more). You can't do any better for fit and performance than Brembo.

    Continental (aka CRP, Conti, or Conti-Tech), according to most experts, is the only belt you should put on European cars. Continental is an OE supplier and its superior, service-free belts outlast any other brand on the market. Continental also produces many of the OE hoses found on your car. Now with the Rein Automotive brand, Continental offers OE quality replacement filters, gaskets and other maintenance items.

    Corteco and Micronair are divisions of The Freudenburg Group and supply a large number of filters, seals, mounts and maintenance items for most European cars.

    Daikin is one of a group of affiliated clutch brands manufactured in Japan for Honda, Nissan and Toyota. It is a market brand containing the original FCC clutch products found on these cars. With original material, fit and performance, Daikin is the clutch component brand to use on your Japanese car.

    FAG is world-renowned for its bearings and tensioner assemblies. Since its pioneering work on roller bearings starting in 1885, FAG has been a world leader for over 120 years. Again, another brand name that probably came as standard equipment on your car.

    Fahrzeug Technik Ebern (FTE) is a major brake and clutch hydraulics manufacturer in Ebern, Germany.

    Febi Bilstein is known for OE suspension and steering systems. From Bilstein shocks and struts to Febi bushings, tie rods and control arms, you're assured of high quality products from Febi Bilstein.

    Fichtel-Sachs clutches - see Sachs Boge above.

    GK, a division of Autex Autoeile Germany, is an OE manufacturer of water pumps. They offer superior quality and performance for German cars.

    Hella lighting and electrical products are original equipment on many models and offer superior replacement parts on all cars. See also Behr/Hella Service above.

    Hirschmann is a world leader in communication antenna technology and is the OE supplier to European car makers. Since the first telescoping design in 1939, Hirschmann has been at the forefront of innovation.

    Jurid brake pads (a division of Bendix/Allied Signal) were the OE brand on BMWs throughout the 1990s and continue to be the major supplier in Europe. For fit, finish and performance, you can't do better than Jurid for your BMW.

    Kolbenschmidt is an OE brand name that can be found on hundreds of quality metal parts throughout the European car market - engine blocks, pistons, bearings, induction pipes, water pumps and other high-grade components. With such diverse and time-tested engine experience, Kolbenschmidt is a testimonial to "competence around the engine".

    Laso offers superior quality OE water pumps and metal components for European auto makers.

    Lemfoerder, now also part of ZFTNA, is the OE brand for heavy metal parts on most BMWs, such as control arms, support arms and bushings. Lemfoerder is always the highest quality original equipment (OE) brand you can find. Now also known for many other automotive parts and kits, you can count on Lemfoerder to be a perfect fit every time.

    Loebro, a division of GKN Drivetech, is the OE CV joint, U-joint and axle boot king for European cars. GKN is the largest manufacturer of new OE constant velocity products with over 40% of the total world market. In fact, GKN has been the world leader in front-wheel drive engineering for almost 40 years.

    Lucas-Girling/TRW-Lucas is another large OE manufacturer of brake and hydraulic products. The TRW group of companies supply OE and replacement parts for nearly every make and model car on the road today.

    Mahle-Knecht, Hengst, Mann-Hummel and Crosland are all high-quality OE suppliers in Europe of various automotive filters. Air filters, fuel filters, oil filters, power steering filters and AC/pollen/micro filters are the most common maintenance items on cars today and these quality brands will ensure OE specification service, fit and performance.

    Meyle Products, located in Hamburg, Germany, offers a constantly expanding range of high-quality steering and suspension products (tie rods, center/drag link, control arms, support arms, ball joints, bushings and kits and more) for European cars.

    Meyle engineers analyze original parts, especially those with known issues, to develop improved alternatives that exceed the reliability and longevity of the original OE parts. Whether it's reinforcements on aluminum control arms, full-metal ball joints or tie rod ends, enlarged diameter stabilizer link ends, or modified molding design for rubber-to-metal mounts, Meyle optimizes the original part designs. With more than 30 years experience in the European market Meyle has distinguished itself with its nearly 200 improved heavy-duty "HD Quality" technically optimized parts to replace and improve the OE version.

    Mintex, a division of TMD Friction, has over 100 years experience supplying the auto makers of Europe with brakes pads, including the manufacture of Pagid and Textar brake pads. It was the first brake pad company in Europe to earn the new "Regulation 90" approval for safetey in meeting or exceeding OE specifications on its pads. All the brake pads are built to OE specifications for material compound, are non-asbestos for health safety and are low dusting for cleanliness of your wheels.

    Nissens is a Danish alternative radiator and AC condenser brand for Audi, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Saab and Volvo. These radiators incorporate all the latest updates to OE specs, fit exactly as the original brands and are often a more cost-effective solution than the OE brand.

    NSK, GMB, KML and FCC - These four Asian manufacturers offer a wide range of OE components (bearings, water pumps, clutches and more) for both Asian and European cars. Superior design and durability make these products the best you can buy for Asian cars.

    Ocap engineers and supplies steering and suspension sub-systems for some of the most prestigious sports cars, private passenger cars and special vehicle manufacturers in the world. OCAP's strength lies in its dynamism and expertise to partner with OE manufacturers from the earliest stages of designing and engineering to FEM analysis and bench testing.

    Pagid brake pads, a division of TMD Friction, are an OE or better alternative brand and are preferred by many professionals for numerous European cars. As an OE supplier of brake pads for Audi, BMW, Mercedes, Saab, Volkswagen and Volvo, these pads have the most up-to-date formulation and shims for optimal performance and noise reduction.

    PBR Deluxe (Axxis, Repco, MetalMaster) is a brand that's changed its name several times over the past several years but not its high quality. Although not OE on any car, PBR Deluxe brand pads are a popular replacement brand for most car makes. In the standard "Deluxe" line, they produce an organic pad that performs quietly and cleanly on your import car. The "MetalMaster" line of full metallic pads are a durable, high-quality, all-metallic pad designed for certain applications to either replace semi-metallics or extend pad life.

    Pierburg appears on several fuel pumps in many European cars and is an excellent alternative for many other cars. The compact design and quiet operation of the Pierburg pumps are renowned.

    Ruville, based in Hamburg Germany, has been a leading spare parts provider for over 80 years.

    SKF is the leading global supplier of products, solutions and services in the rolling bearing and seals business. SKF was founded in Sweden in 1907 and currently operates 76 production sites in 22 countries. They are reknowned for their high quality products for a wide variety of car makes.

    Stabilus hood, trunk and tailgate shocks - see Sachs Boge above.

    Textar brake pads, a division of TMD Friction, are the OE pads on most Mercedes-Benz cars and have been for many, many years. Formulated for quiet operation and high performance, there are no better pads for most Mercedes original applications or as replacement pads on any European model car.

    Uro Parts is a division of APA Industries. As a marketer of replacement seals, gaskets and parts for European cars, Uro Parts strives to offer affordable OE quality fit and finish.

    VDO-Siemens is world renowned for its electrical parts, pumps, sensors and switches. An OE brand on many European cars, VDO is now part of Continental Automotive GmbH. Continental acquired Siemens VDO Automotive in December, 2007.

    Victor Reinz, Goetze, Meistersatz and ElringKlinger are the four companies representing nearly every OE gasket or seal found in European cars. If you need a seal or gasket - from valve cover gaskets to head sets to axle seals - it will probably have one of these names on it at AutohausAZ.

    Zimmermann brake rotors were our original and only Porsche brake rotor supplier but they have expanded tremendously over the past few years. The quality is second to none as replacement on all late model import cars - not just Porsche - with the high demand on ABS high-pressure systems. Heat fade resistance and longevity are Zimmermann's strong suits and Zimmermann brake rotors are one of your best buys for great braking performance. Since January 2008, Zimmermann has been applying the Coat Z-AntiCorrosion coating to select part numbers to further improve longevity.

    Adler, Nissin and NTP OEM hydraulic products are known for their durability and proper fit. This is the only master cylinder you want to put on Hondas.

     

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