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Old 27-01-18, 07:44 AM   #111
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You may find this useful. Febi are OEM for a lot of German kit.
http://www.febi-live.com
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Febi is cheap stuff which is better to be avoided.....
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Strongly disagree with that.
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What kind of parts does Febi make - I've forgotten - ?
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I'm happy to use Febi parts, owned by (or part of?) Bilstein?
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if you don't even know what they make how can you judge the quality?
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As for the parts, do not confuse Febi with Febi-Bilstein - 2 different companies
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Just checked a ball joint I have (in stock so to speak), and it's in a Febi Bilstein box.......it's the same packaging as far as I know as it's always been...........so how is Febi packaged?
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#It's just Febi-Bilstein, there is no separate company.
I think Bilstein, the shock absorber specialist might be a separate entity but the aftermarket spares company is just Febi-bilstein.
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Got this from the Febi Bilstein website
"febi is part of the internationally successful bilstein group.
The umbrella brand of Ferdinand Bilstein GmbH + Co. KG combines the traditional brands febi, SWAG and Blueprint under one strong roof"
Hope this helps to clarify they are one and the same.
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Does it? we need to hear from Mike.
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must apologise - bit of brain fade. It's Febi Bilstein and Bilstein which are different
Yesterday I fitted a FAG bearing to a VW........anyone care to guess what name was on the packaging that said bearing was pulled from?!
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Old 27-01-18, 04:30 PM   #112
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Yesterday I fitted a FAG bearing to a VW........anyone care to guess what name was on the packaging that said bearing was pulled from?!
I assume you mean Febi, however last FAG bearing I fitted (rear wheel hub/bearing) to a AWD X type 2.5 came out of an SKF box !
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Old 27-01-18, 09:37 PM   #113
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Yesterday I fitted a FAG bearing to a VW........anyone care to guess what name was on the packaging that said bearing was pulled from?!
I would have to say Febi or Febi-Bilstein.
Cheers for making this one as clear as mud John !!!
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Old 28-01-18, 12:33 PM   #114
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I assume you mean Febi,
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I would have to say Febi or Febi-Bilstein.
Cheers for making this one as clear as mud John !!!
Febi-Bilstein box. ...........FAG bearing.


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Old 28-01-18, 07:36 PM   #115
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A 16v Coupe............ https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-80-C...UAAOSwSuNaYeJ-




......and a tdi..... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1994-Audi...cAAOSwokJaT0l6

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Low miles 80 2.0 ....... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/audi-80-e....c100011.m1850
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