Originally Posted by ini88
From the Box the 300TDI injectors came in:
"BSH a Bosch Company
Made in Republic of Slovenia"
I don't know weather you can call this genuine or not.
They do not come in a Bosch or a Land Rover box, but look exactly the same as injectors I have been buying in UK @ 30% more with 10 times the shipping cost.
I do know that Bosch now has plants in Slovenia, Poland, Israel, India, and China.
Based on what I hear from people at Bosch USA, the plants in Western Europe have only enough capacity to keep up with new products for new vehicles.
The products for older vehicles are moved out of Western Europe to other subsidiary plants under the Bosch umbrella.
Since the 300TDI engine was manufactured in South America and has probably not been made in Large quantities for about 10 years or more, am not surprised that the injector production has moved somewhere else.
For all we know, the parts are manufactured somewhere else and assembled in Slovenia.
I also know that 200TDI injectors are going to be discontinued, although the nozzels will probably be available so they can be rebuilt.
A set of 4 new 200TDI injectors now costs over $1,000.
I am currently trying to locate new 200TDI injectors through my friends at Bosch at a more reasonable price.
Originally Posted by the rover shop
Well that answers that then...lol..let me get that bloody crowbar out again..
... I think what BOB is saying is.....land rover didn't make these injectors in the "genuine" sense of the phrase..they were a Bosch unit in the original engines from memory..so I guess the easier question would be.....hey BOB...what brand and part number are these injectors...
Odd enough the part number for "OEM" Bosch was 0 432 193 835.
These injectors have an extra 193 in the part sequence which could have been a mistake.
I ordered 0 432 193 835 injectors.
What came on the box was 0 432193 193 835.
The ones that came from UK are wrapped in plastic with plastic connectors on both ends, just like these.
In England, they are sold under the ERR 8339 as non-genuine because they are not in a Land Rover box.
In South America these injectors are sold for a Ford Ranger 2.5 Turbo Diesel and come in a Ford box.
Is that genuine?
The other very odd thing is all these injectors even the ones that came in the 300TDI when the engine and vehicle were brand new are not stamped with the Rover, Bosch, or Ford part number, all have the Perkins part number no matter what box, vehicle, or engine they came in.
Very odd indeed.