There’s probably over 500,000 E46s on the road today, and due to the historical problems E46 engines have with valve cover gasket leaks, many BMW owners replace their VC. Luckily, there’s no shortage of places of where to buy E46 valve covers.
In this article, I’m going to try to pull a list of places where you can purchase yours affordably and with peace of mind. I also want to point out I don’t get paid to post any of these sources. I really don’t care with route you take to buy your new/used E46 valve cover.
Where to Buy E46 Valve Covers
First of they’ve been in business since 1979. They’re located in Phoenix, AZ. Currently it looks like the 11127512839 is retailing for $399, but it’s on sale for $383. It’s not a bad price, but it’s not the most competitive price, compared to other eCommerce stores.
FCP Euro has a great inventory of E46 parts, including other European models. Their lifetime replacement warranty is probably one of if not the best warranties out there. If you’re a DIYer, their Youtube channel has over 100 videos that help you on your weekend projects.