E90Post
 


GetBMWParts
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > UK Technical Forum > Paddle differences



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      04-15-2013, 08:37 AM   #1
Buttons
Private First Class
 
Drives: E91 335d
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Stroud, UK

Posts: 195
iTrader: (0)

Paddle differences

Hi,

Bar the obvious,
What is the diference between the later + - paddles and the older thumb & finger ones on 335d?
Is it just the paddles themselves or was there a change in the 'box too?

Andy
Buttons is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      04-15-2013, 11:40 AM   #2
ukbeemerboy
Beemer Heaven
 
ukbeemerboy's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW 330d M Sport
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Somerset UK

Posts: 976
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Just the paddles and wiring for them.... Nothing to do with the gearbox itself.
ukbeemerboy is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
      04-15-2013, 12:19 PM   #3
acerboo
Brigadier General
 
Drives: e92 335d lci
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: kent

Posts: 3,466
iTrader: (2)

as above but the paddles are wired differently if you are thinking of fitting the lci paddles to a pre lci car there is a fair bit of work/expense to make them work on the other hand m3 paddles will work on the pre lci car with little and simple alterations but they wont work on the lci car
acerboo is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      04-15-2013, 01:35 PM   #4
AlwynMike
Captain
 
Drives: E91 335d.
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Shropshire, UK

Posts: 889
iTrader: (1)

LCi cars up to 2010(??) were fitted with the thumb/ringer paddles.
Later 2011-on cars had the brushed alloy & black blade paddles.

The blade paddles have resistors inside the switch and are only 2-wire.
Earlier ones (& M3 I believe) were 3 wire

Mike
AlwynMike is offline   United Kingdom
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:17 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST