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BCK1963

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Part numbers air reservoirs
« on: 11 December 2020, 03:16 AM »
Hello 6.9 riders and part number nerds,

I intend to replace my air reservoirs next year and want to get the replacements already now. Febi seems to be the ony supplier in Germany / Europe.
The parts catalogue says that the two pieces for the front struts and the central reservoir have the same numbers  126 320 0715. On the drawing they are indicated with separate figures but same part number.
The rear ones appear to be indentical with part number 128 320 1315.

Can you confirm that?
Any experiences with recent Febi parts?

    thanks ahead    Bernd
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daantjie

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Re: Part numbers air reservoirs
« Reply #1 on: 11 December 2020, 10:35 AM »
The front spheres (accumlators) are the "red dot" ones, 3x units, so the 2x front wheels have 1 each of course, and then the master accumulator is the 3rd. Part# 1263200715


The rears (x2) are the "green dot" ones.  Part# 1263201315.  Some members have reported that the green dot ones are getting very hard to find :'(
Daniel
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Re: Part numbers air reservoirs
« Reply #2 on: 11 December 2020, 02:51 PM »
Be careful about using the dot colour as guide. I recently replaced the rear ones and they had a blue dot. Over many years I've bought parts like this from https://www.niemoeller.de/en and I can recommend them.

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Re: Part numbers air reservoirs
« Reply #3 on: 11 December 2020, 05:41 PM »
I purchased all 5 from the Classic Center in June.
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1978 - 450SEL 6.9 "Parts Car" - 2973

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Re: Part numbers air reservoirs
« Reply #4 on: 11 December 2020, 08:07 PM »
I was unable to find the rear accumulators as early back as the spring of '19, so maybe I have said too m
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BCK1963

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Re: Part numbers air reservoirs
« Reply #5 on: 11 December 2020, 09:43 PM »
Thanks to you all.
Beside Niemöller (ca. 130 €) and MB Classic (likely not cheaper) they are available on eBay.de. from multiple sellers, starting at 89 €.
They are mostly linked to Febi numbers. The front accumulators have 03279, as verified from Febi. I didn't ask for the rear number yet but I suppose that it is 03278. Will verify on Monday.
Febi is not a Producer and they sell from different manufactureres. I don't think there are too many of them.
They are curently out of stock and will have them avalable again in january. Private persons cannot order directly from Febi.
So much for what I know.

What is your experience About Lifetime? I heard About ca. 10 years?!  I didn't fid any reference that the ones on my car have ever been changed.
I never had a ride on new spheres as comparison but I guess that will be muuuch better  ;).

        Bernd
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