Originally Posted by e90wraith
That is rather odd! Maybe someone else with a 330i can verify whether there's a difference in the oil pan shape between the 330i and 325i. I would have assumed the same shape since the part numbers are supposed to be the same for the 3-liter block. Perhaps BMW made a change during manufacture. When was your car built? My car was built in May, 2005.
USA 325i and 330i have same oil pan
It must be a change in the production part
Ill check if the number changed recently early next week