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Old 02-09-2006, 05:33 PM   #1
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Default Console Armrest @ bavauto.com

Hi everybody!

For those who decided not to 'bite the bullet' and spend $$$ to mod their ti to use the OEM E36 Console Armrest, did anybody here look into purchasing PN# 01D0021 Console Armrest as an alternative? I was thinking about purchasing one but wanted to see if anybody has any feedback. Price is only $59.95! (better for my budget)

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Old 02-09-2006, 09:18 PM   #2
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Thats way too small for an armest and plus it also takes away the little compartment beneath it. I bought a used Leatherz armrest from a member on bf.c and am really happy with it.
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I bought the Bavauto armrest when I first got my car. Took one look and sent it back. Buying the OEM armrest is the best option.

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Hi everybody!

For those who decided not to 'bite the bullet' and spend $$$ to mod their ti to use the OEM E36 Console Armrest, did anybody here look into purchasing PN# 01D0021 Console Armrest as an alternative? I was thinking about purchasing one but wanted to see if anybody has any feedback. Price is only $59.95! (better for my budget)

TIA!

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Best one I've seen and owned is from LeatherZ.
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Nice, but it isn't better than the OEM one.

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Second only to the OEM model but BMW NA was sold out of the black ones when I ordered. OEM cost was ~ $180, LeatherZ ~ $130.
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i thought this was a good thread on the armrest kit

http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthrea...hlight=armrest
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