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Contact Bosch, get the truth. 1 100.00%
Install it, what's the worst that could happen? 0 0%
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Old 08-13-2014, 03:39 PM   #1
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"Parts Train" had the FPR for $100 less than anyone (I know, but...) so I bit. Here are pics. Also a real Bosch part (admittedly for a different market) with QR code. I don't know...

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Old 08-19-2014, 05:52 AM   #2
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From the UAES homepage:

United Automotive Electronic Systems Co., Ltd. (UAES), a joint venture of Zhong-Lian Automotive Electronics Co., Ltd and Robert Bosch GmbH, was established in 1995. UAES devotes itself in development, application and manufacture of gasoline engine management systems, transmission control systems, body electronics and its components, and hybrid and electric vehicle power train systems and components. For 2011, the company sales reached 9.5 billion Rmb and a headcount of a good 5000 by the end of the year.
With headquarter based in Shanghai, UAES operates production locations in Shanghai, Wuxi, Xi’an ,Wuhu and Liuzhou, and technical center in Shanghai, Chongqing and Wuhu.
With full scope of development investment and the world’s leading technology , UAES can provide excellent product and service to OEMs . The engineering service will help to meet the increasingly stringent regulatory requirements
With strong technical background and localized R&D and production capability, UAES is providing advanced and comprehensive solutions of the powertrain technology and body electronics for Chinese automotive market. It strives to continuously reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:07 AM   #3
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Cool, thanks. Guess I should've Googled it.

Still, I wish I could read the fortune that came in the box.
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