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      11-06-2011, 01:25 PM   #1
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M3 cold start sound

I just got a E90 M3 2012, love the cold start sound. Is there a way of making this idling sound continuous instead of just a couple of seconds?
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      11-06-2011, 01:33 PM   #2
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      11-06-2011, 02:47 PM   #3
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      11-06-2011, 02:51 PM   #4
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I just got a E90 M3 2012, love the cold start sound. Is there a way of making this idling sound continuous instead of just a couple of seconds?
How did you manage to buy a '12 e90 M3 considering BMW didn't make any?
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      11-06-2011, 04:12 PM   #5
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no problem, follow these steps:

1. start when cold.
2. drive 3 minutes.
3. stop car, get out.
4. wait for engine to cool down.
5. start when cold.
6. repeat.
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      11-06-2011, 04:31 PM   #6
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How did you manage to buy a '12 e90 M3 considering BMW didn't make any?
Sorry I think I should have explained. In my country the cars have a build year and a model year. Mine is 2011/2012.
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      11-06-2011, 04:32 PM   #7
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      11-06-2011, 04:32 PM   #8
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      11-06-2011, 04:35 PM   #9
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Gosh I thought BMW owners were more polite. Too bad.
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      11-06-2011, 04:43 PM   #10
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Gosh I thought BMW owners were more polite. Too bad.
OK: I'll answer. No you can't.

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      11-06-2011, 04:48 PM   #11
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OK: I'll answer. No you can't.

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Thanks for the straight answer.
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      11-06-2011, 05:09 PM   #12
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      11-06-2011, 06:16 PM   #13
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Gosh I thought BMW owners were more polite. Too bad.
No, just have a low tolerance for silly questions. And this is me being polite.
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I just got a E90 M3 2012, love the cold start sound. Is there a way of making this idling sound continuous instead of just a couple of seconds?
Answer: To my knowledge no. Enjoy your car!!
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      11-06-2011, 07:28 PM   #15
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Yes it's possible - but it would be a very foolish thing to do. The secondary air pump is for cold start emissions purposes only.
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Get a new exhaust.
This...make sure it's a race version and remove cats and resonators.
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This...make sure it's a race version and remove cats and resonators.
And then get a tune so there is no CEL light for cat efficiency
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