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      11-23-2012, 10:13 AM   #8
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Drives: 11 E90 M3 Individual
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Location: Wichita, KS

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2004 BMW M3  [4.50]
2011 BMW E90 M3  [5.00]
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Originally Posted by M3 Esq. View Post
The instructions say that the belt stretches after installation, so if you installed a previously used belt that's probably why you didn't have an issue. I should have bought used as well, it would have saved me significant aggravation!

I can definitely feel the car pulling harder in the upper RPM range. I'll be able to stretch her out more at the track so I am interested to see how she feels out there.
Duh...good point. Looks like I came out ahead on that deal
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