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OEM or original

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by jbpea1, May 12, 2008.

  1. Gday all,

    I have been told by the shop a worn stator is responsible for my constantly dead battery.

    I was told i could pay for my current stator to be rewound (approx $400 inc labour)

    OR it looks as if i could purchase a new OEM stator from ebay .com and have that put in for about the same money.



    Is it all much of a muchness. ??? CHEERS
     
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  2. If your bike's a Suzuki built before about 1990, get it rewound by someone who knows what they're doing, fit a rec/reg from anyone but Suzuki and enjoy many years of trouble free electrickery.

    If it's anything else, flip a coin :grin: .
     
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  3. Just to clarify, OEM is Original.

    OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer

    So the difference here is between a cheap OEM (allegedly, beware of fake parts on eBay, especially from China) part or having your existing part reconditioned.
     
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  4. What is whe warranty on the proposed rewind? May be better for piece of mind then risking an ebay D.O.A.
     
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  5. The bike is a 1990 Kawasaki ZZR600 (D1), It is my local kawasaki dealer who offered the rewind.

    Maybe it is a better decision to trust their work than some random Ebay junkie posting parts from overseas.

    Thankyou for your advice at least now i will be able to ride with headlights on without worrying about my bike dying at the traffic lights.
     
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  6. Try the wreckers.
     
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