Distributor Cap and Rotor

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Distributor Cap and Rotor

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Wondering if anyone has bought the WVE brand cap and rotor from Rock Auto(link below) and if perform well? Bosch is 3 x the price these days and I cannot locate matching Bremi or Beru brands, or is it ok to buy Bremi cap and Beru rotor(?) .

https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.ph ... 20&jsn=402
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While I will buy from them I'm always a little suspicous of quality from Rock Auto, and of non Bosch ignition parts. But I do see at least the part linked has brass contacts not aluminum which is a good sign. Digging a little deeper it appears they're a division of NGK of spark plug fame, so that's a good sign too. Coupled with Bosch offshoring much production to China and it's reputation suffering I would think at worst it's a gamble worth taking.

Mixed marriage of cap and rotor brands? No problem.
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Thanks for the feedback Mike!

Will probably go with the mix and match German brands then.
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