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      06-09-2012, 01:38 PM   #1
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more paddles!

fitted the m3 paddles to the 07 330i today took about 20 minutes and they fit and work perfectly no rewiring necessary. so much nicer to use and has down on the left and up on the right. ideal for trackers (Ian?)

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How much do the paddles cost?

Any pics?
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      06-09-2012, 04:14 PM   #3
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got them from Nexon motors on ebay cost is about 260 no pics as yet but if you google nexon there are plenty there
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      06-10-2012, 02:07 AM   #4
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fitted the m3 paddles to the 07 330i today took about 20 minutes and they fit and work perfectly no rewiring necessary. so much nicer to use and has down on the left and up on the right. ideal fot trackers (Ian?)
Have you managed to make the + and - illuminate (as they do on the M3)?
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sounds good but....



Really interested in this. I have a 2007 330i and would love this mod. Did they just screw in? Did u need to make holes in the back of the wheel?

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fitted the m3 paddles to the 07 330i today took about 20 minutes and they fit and work perfectly no rewiring necessary. so much nicer to use and has down on the left and up on the right. ideal fot trackers (Ian?)
Cheers Jeff,it's on the list
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Have you managed to make the + and - illuminate (as they do on the M3)?
these ones dont illuminate
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sounds good but....



Really interested in this. I have a 2007 330i and would love this mod. Did they just screw in? Did u need to make holes in the back of the wheel?
they are easy to fit but you need the original chrome ones to have the wheel with the holes for the paddles. so if you dont already have the push/pull paddles you will need another wheel the paddles and a wiring kit, there are plenty of diy threads to show you how to install
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Have you managed to make the + and - illuminate (as they do on the M3)?
M3's paddles don't illuminate!
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HI
Does any one have a step by step guide on how to fit these?
Many Thanks
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they are easy to fit but you need the original chrome ones to have the wheel with the holes for the paddles. so if you dont already have the push/pull paddles you will need another wheel the paddles and a wiring kit, there are plenty of diy threads to show you how to install
Thanks, I don't have cutouts for the paddles so I guess thats means a new steering wheel and additional wiring if I wanted these.
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Thanks, I don't have cutouts for the paddles so I guess thats means a new steering wheel and additional wiring if I wanted these.
they can be found on ebay at sensible prices, i have a set of pre lci paddles push/pull and possibly a steering wheel but youd have to either make a loom of buy one
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M3's paddles don't illuminate!
Which ones do? I'm sure I've seen paddle shifts with the + & - illuminated
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they are easy to fit but you need the original chrome ones to have the wheel with the holes for the paddles. so if you dont already have the push/pull paddles you will need another wheel the paddles and a wiring kit, there are plenty of diy threads to show you how to install
Thanks, I don't have cutouts for the paddles so I guess thats means a new steering wheel and additional wiring if I wanted these.
I have an m3 dct wheel with m3 paddles in as new condition if any interest?
Cheers
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Which ones do? I'm sure I've seen paddle shifts with the + & - illuminated
i have seen some different ones with a red - and + but not sure if they are oem or perhaps off another model e46?
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Which ones do? I'm sure I've seen paddle shifts with the + & - illuminated
Must be aftermarket paddles - the OEM ones don't illuminate.
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fitted the m3 paddles to the 07 330i today took about 20 minutes and they fit and work perfectly no rewiring necessary. so much nicer to use and has down on the left and up on the right. ideal for trackers (Ian?)
Acer Boo, such a cool name, whats the story?

Anyway, I just wanted to inform you, in case you weren't aware, you can flip the wiring in connections 1 and 3 and skip 1 in the standard paddles to have downshift left and upshift right. I have done this.

There is also a DIY. Only down side it doesnt look as good as the new paddles.
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