Cloth tape for wiring harnesses

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jbrunken
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Cloth tape for wiring harnesses

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Just wanted to pass this tip along:

I found a cloth tape that, if it's not *the* tape that BMW used originally, it's a perfect match: Tesa 51006. It's available by the roll from a supplier in Poland. It has the right construction (unlike hockey tape) and a nice level of adhesion.

Shipping to the US was surprisingly cheap and it arrived within a week for me, via FedEx.

Our cars use the 9mm and the 19mm. I've found that one roll of the 9mm goes a long way. I was able to rewrap all of the harnesses on the front of my car with less than two rolls. I'm very pleased with the results. They look brand new.

Here's the link:
https://www.tme.com/us/en-us/katalog/?s ... order=desc


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Nice. I use the HPX alternative. Same quality.
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Re: Cloth tape for wiring harnesses

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Thanks for the tips gents!
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Re: Cloth tape for wiring harnesses

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Good tip! We may need that soon.
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