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      08-15-2012, 12:21 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Yoyoman View Post
Mine does the same thing. 2009 E92 bought new, started noticing it after couple months of ownership. 3 years later w 60000km w/o any issues, have learned to live with it by adjusting the timing when I press the clutch when the car slows down. I know you all said its normal for this MT, but does anyone know where the sound is coming from, clutch, diff....? and how the sound is created?

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Originally Posted by talontid View Post
TOB rattle

yes, re-read thread... Completely normal noise.. Even the manual states that this M car will make all sorts of whirs and clunks typical with a car of this caliber. Anyone who drives a stick shift should know what a little TOB rattle is. Is it louder in some than others, yes. People are just too pre-disposed to think that a BMW shouldn't make any noises at all.