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      08-27-2012, 06:51 AM   #72
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Drives: BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Puerto Rico

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Originally Posted by MMME30W
I installed the switch today. I ordered the ECS Euro Switch M3 chrome, $119.95 including shipping:

I used a set of Harbor Freight auto trim tools (on sale for $6.49) and levered the upper trim piece out first gently, then the lower assembly. I saw the lip on the lower assembly and belive if you can remove the upper (it comes out slowly) that is an easier install, but YMMV.

Picture below is just after the upper trim was removed, showing old switch in place.

Tested and works great, DAMN those lights are bright lol.

If I plan to do this, I prefer to do it this way. Paying $119 is nothing compared to paying for a brand new M3.

Also you will have an OEM European switch :-)
BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP 6MT
- Upgrades:MS Stage 2 Intake + Turner Test Pipes + BPM Stage 2 Tune with Coding; Fox Red Novillo/Carbon Leather/Competition Package/Premium Package 2/Convenience Package /Enhanced Premium Sound/Satelite Radio