I can 100% verify that the controller P/N 65 82 9 213 309 DOES work with a build date of 4/08 !!!
Technic...thanks again for offering to do the swap, but I got the parts in today! and Thanks for all the info!
08 E90 M3, JrzB/BB, 360 Forged 8 Mesh, H&R Springs, RPI Scoops, Eisenmann Sport Exh, VRS Lip, CF Decklid, CF Diffuser, OSS LED AE, Rear Headrest V1, '09 iDrive Controller, Euro Rear Fog, OEM BlackLine TL, MRTM Design E90 Pedals & Door Lock Studs