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      05-10-2013, 09:02 AM   #1
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Differences between different production year models

I am considering buying a used E90 to drive for few years and trying to figure out which year models I should consider. What are the main differences? So far I think
- 2008 had some older navigation system
- 2011.5 had some nav system updates

Any info or pointers would be appreciated.
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      05-10-2013, 09:18 AM   #2
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I am considering buying a used E90 to drive for few years and trying to figure out which year models I should consider. What are the main differences? So far I think
- 2008 had some older navigation system
- 2011.5 had some nav system updates

Any info or pointers would be appreciated.
I searched using your subject line and found this:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...oduction+years

Try it next time.
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      05-10-2013, 10:36 AM   #3
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I am considering buying a used E90 to drive for few years and trying to figure out which year models I should consider. What are the main differences? So far I think
- 2008 had some older navigation system
- 2011.5 had some nav system updates

Any info or pointers would be appreciated.
I would definelty look for an 2009 for two reasons : tail lights and newer CiC iDrive.

Beyond that you can retrofit the updates.
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      05-10-2013, 02:18 PM   #4
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Well thank God SOMEONE stepped up and posted a new thread asking this question again, otherwise we would've had to go a whole week without it being asked.

OP, . You might have found this thread, created a month ago and listed directly under this thread at the time I refreshed my browser: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826190
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      05-10-2013, 02:31 PM   #5
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Well thank God SOMEONE stepped up and posted a new thread asking this question again, otherwise we would've had to go a whole week without it being asked.

OP, . You might have found this thread, created a month ago and listed directly under this thread at the time I refreshed my browser: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826190
You're right, many threads on this but this one is so convoluted and contains so many errors. Not all that concise.
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      05-10-2013, 02:37 PM   #6
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You're right, many threads on this but this one is so convoluted and contains so many errors. Not all that concise.
If you read the thread, the info gets clarified, and the OP of that thread says he updated the original post with info he got along the way. But even if that hadn't been the case, it's not realistic to create a new thread on the same topic hoping that somehow THIS thread would net perfect, comprehensive information even though others that asked the same question hadn't. Information is available to those who commit to spending time sorting through it rather than expecting others to spoonfeed them by providing the same info over and over. I even wrote a long post I believe in that thread I linked that has most everything.
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      05-10-2013, 02:43 PM   #7
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Its a hard life we lead... bishes keep asking the same questions on the forums, I'm going to have to sit in traffic after work to get my dry cleaning, and I ran out of my Tazo tea this morning. Motherf--ker of a day.
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      05-10-2013, 02:45 PM   #8
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I searched using your subject line and found this:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...oduction+years

Try it next time.
I could have swore there was a sticky on this too.

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Its a hard life we lead... bishes keep asking the same questions on the forums, I'm going to have to sit in traffic after work to get my dry cleaning, and I ran out of my Tazo tea this morning. Motherf--ker of a day.
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      05-10-2013, 02:54 PM   #9
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If you read the thread, the info gets clarified, and the OP says he updated the original post with info he got along the way. But even if that hadn't been the case, were you hoping that somehow THIS thread would net you perfect, comprehensive information even though others hadn't? Spend some time reading threads and you'll find what you need. I even wrote a long post I believe in that thread I linked that has most everything.
Maybe you should go back and read the thread yourself. I was not the OP on this, and not seeking information as you say, just simply making a comment. Relax.
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      05-10-2013, 03:01 PM   #10
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Can I have some?
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so guys, what do you think of the 335? I heard it has more torque.
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so guys, what do you think of the 335? I heard it has more torque.
Can you put the LCI lights on that car on the M3?
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so guys, what do you think of the 335? I heard it has more torque.
Yeah.. but the M3 handles so much better.
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Can you put the LCI lights on that car on the M3?

DCT dependent
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Yeah.. but the M3 handles so much better.
only if equipped with ZCP
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DCT dependent
Just my luck.
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Just my luck.
luckily, you can code a 6MT car to operate like a DCT, but modification to the clutch pedal is needed.
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      05-10-2013, 03:09 PM   #18
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only if equipped with ZCP
True, ...true. I just can't decide.
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luckily, you can code a 6MT car to operate like a DCT, but modification to the clutch pedal is needed.
I'll have to talk to Mike about that. Customers will love it!
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Can someone please tell me how to put the car in "P"??
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True, ...true. I just can't decide.
then go with the M3 with no roof, or if roof is needed, go with the one with a roof but with a moon on the roof.
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This should answer everyone's questions

Lol. Are 335 owners really like that?
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