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Old 06-10-2012, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by logicalthought View Post
Okay, I've done some homework on this. Apparently BMW's start-stop system uses a special heavy-duty starter made by Bosch
I suspected this. It makes sense. The starter in this car sounds and works like it will easily last the life of the car. I haven't seen 1 single starter failure on any of the forums on an M3. NOT ONE! Maybe I missed one or two but I don't think so. This is one positive we get whether we use the technology or not.

2011 Alpine White BMW M3 Coupe 6-speed Manual w/ ZCP.
2008 Alpine White 328i Coupe 6-speed Manual/ BMW Performance Exhaust/ M6 Wheels. (Retired)
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