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Old 12th June 2019, 05:30 PM
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Default Best Brand for Parts? - Wheel Bearings

I'm looking to purchase some wheel bearings for the D3 S8, as I suspect I cooked out whilst taking out the pinch bolt recently, but there are a ton of different brands out there to choose from, so looking at what people consider a good brand to opt for.

The ones that I've been looking at so far have been Febi, Meyle, SKF and FAG, with prices +/- a couple of pounds. There are others, but the prices are about 50% of the others, so avoiding them.
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Old 12th June 2019, 06:00 PM
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FAG and SKF are original equipment
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Old 12th June 2019, 06:55 PM
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FAG and SKF are original equipment
Perfect.
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Old 13th June 2019, 09:20 AM
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INA are good too, they are FAG in a differnt box (same company).
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I had presumed that buying from TPS means OEM, though not always the cheapest, but at least the "proper" parts? Guess then if you know the supplier/manufacturer you can find them cheaper elsewhere?
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Old 13th June 2019, 08:36 PM
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Guess then if you know the supplier/manufacturer you can find them cheaper elsewhere?
That's the plan. Just wanted to confirm which manufacturers I should be looking at.
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2008 S8 D3 5.2 V10 - Engine: BSM, Gearbox:KLW, Colour:LY7F Suzuka Grey Pearl Effect, Interior:Black/Black with Silver/Black valcona leather with carbon atlas inserts, Bang & Olufsen, Heated windscreen, Soft-close doors, TV, DAB, AMI, Quad Zone, Auto Boot, Auto dim Mirrors, Keyless entry, PDC with rearview camera, AFS II Headlights

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SKF, FAG and Koyo are best in the business.
My personal preference is SKF. The fact they're OEM is icing on the cake!
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