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      09-22-2009, 08:50 PM   #43
dcstep
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Originally Posted by attila View Post
I have a suspicion, that BMW knows about this issue. And I guess they will not do anything about it. We are the minority of M3 drivers here. I estimate about 10-15% of all M3 drivers are on M3post.com, and even here maybe 20% tracks their car regularly. That's 2-3% overall.
What we could do, to ask AA or any other tuner to develop a kit heat shield. I would be happy to pay $100-200 to have this fixed. Also would happily pay for the break cooling ducts (but not $600!!! just for intake without plates, ducts etc.)
I agree. I'm certain that BMW knows the issue and I doubt they'll fix it given the small impact on just a few of us. If it's going to get fixed, it'll be some race shop or mod shop. I think the market is pretty small, but development cost will be pretty small.

Dave
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