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      02-09-2011, 11:24 PM   #1
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Missing heat shield ?

guys can you tell me if this e92 335 is missing a heat shield under the hood ? I looked at it at the dealer the other day, and noticed a e93 328 had a black plastic heat shield on the underside of the hood, but i did not see it on the 335

http://images.dealercarsearch.com/Media/2671/218_07.jpg

yes, the pic doesnt really show it, but i think the shield (if it was there) goes all the way back to the end of the hood .....
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      02-10-2011, 01:35 PM   #2
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I've heard they dropped the shield a year ago. My '08 has one but a new 335 at the dealer didn't.
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this is on a 09 335 e92 .... can anyone else confirm ?
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      02-18-2011, 06:45 AM   #4
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Hi, just bought my 2009 335 coupe and no heat shield also.
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      02-27-2011, 11:20 AM   #5
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guys can you tell me if this e92 335 is missing a heat shield under the hood ? I looked at it at the dealer the other day, and noticed a e93 328 had a black plastic heat shield on the underside of the hood, but i did not see it on the 335

yes, the pic doesnt really show it, but i think the shield (if it was there) goes all the way back to the end of the hood .....
The underhood quilt is no longer installed (cost cutting?) at least on the 3 series.
Picked up a March built 328xi, no quilt. Others have bought one & installed it, so I did the same.
Cannot say if it makes a difference or not, but if you install one, do not forget to order the clips that holds it in place.
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I have a 2011 335i xDrive, no heat shield. The problem with not having one is that even if the car has been sitting a few hours before you decide to give it a wash, the hood is way too hot, and the water dries right away and leaves spots/streaks. I guess I'll have to buy one, with gritted teeth, because it should have been included in the first place.
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