Home Forums Articles How To's FAQ Register
Go Back   Xoutpost.com > BMW SAV Forums > X5 (E53) Forum
Fluid Motor Union
User Name
Password
Member List Premier Membership Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Xoutpost server transfer and maintenance is occurring....
Xoutpost is currently undergoing a planned server migration.... stay tuned for new developments.... sincerely, the management


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-17-2021, 11:01 AM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Canada
Posts: 20
E53Envyy is on a distinguished road
Alternator bracket gasket – Viton or OEM?

Hello guys,


I’m assembling a rockauto order and they have two options for the gasket; Mahle or ÜRO. Anyone use/have experience with the ÜRO viton gasket? Or should I just stick with an OE brand since the original lasted 15 years?


Thanks, E53Envyy
Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links

  #2  
Old 05-18-2021, 09:50 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Canada
Posts: 443
c-bass is on a distinguished road
Personally I found URO is very hit and miss with their "quality control" but I don't think there is any revolutionary compounds out there as far as gaskets go so depending on the price difference from Mahle I would try it.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-19-2021, 11:06 AM
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Vancouver BC
Posts: 383
white46 is on a distinguished road
If it's the job you don't want to do twice, then stick with OE.
If you don't mind doing it again, then just get whatever make sense to you.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-19-2021, 05:33 PM
Member
 
Join Date: May 2021
Location: Canada
Posts: 20
E53Envyy is on a distinguished road
Thanks guys.

I'm going to stick with Mahle. Funny enough I'm not looking to do this job again if the URO gasket fails.

Thanks, E53Envyy
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On





All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:44 PM.
vBulletin, Copyright 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0
© 2017 Xoutpost.com. All rights reserved. Xoutpost.com is a private enthusiast site not associated with BMW AG.
The BMW name, marks, M stripe logo, and Roundel logo as well as X3, X5 and X6 designations used in the pages of this Web Site are the property of BMW AG.
This web site is not sponsored or affiliated in any way with BMW AG or any of its subsidiaries.