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Old 01-19-2013, 05:22 PM
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Winding up the M235xi
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Mein Auto: 2015 M235xi

Do you have a 2006 coupe (in the thread title) or a 2007 coupe (in the 'mein auto') section of your posts?

If it's a model year 2007, I've never seen anything other than a reference to the GM transmissions in the 328i, unless there's some squirrellyness in the model year changeover. Still, it's hard to argue with a ZF sticker on the side of it.

If it's model year 2006, I didn't think they made a 328i that year (only a 325 or 330). Edmunds confirms that, but not only lets me ask for parts for a 2006 328i but gives me the ZF transmission as an option. So now I'm pretty decently puzzled. LATER: Must have been 2006 builds for 2007 model year.

AFTER SOME SEARCHING: Hah, it appears that there were some 2007 328i cars that went out with ZF transmissions, probably as a result of the production switchover. Strange that it'll mount either one. OK, so you do have the ZF. Learn something every day.
2015 M235xi coupe, Black Sapphire Metallic, Black Leather, Fineline Stream trim, Steptronic, xDrive, ZPP, ZTP, ZCW, ZDA, ZDB, 5DP, hk audio, Enhanced BT
Ordered 3/12/15, Off the line 4/7/15, Delivered 5/14/15

Prior 40 years of cars: 1967 BelAir wagon / 1968 LeMans Tempest / 1970 Mustang Mach 1 / 1972 El Dorado / 1978 Corvette / 1981 Subaru GL wagon 4WD / 1983 s10 Blazer 4x4 / 1985 Bronco 4x4 / 1996 Bronco 4x4 / 2004 Passat 4motion / 2009 BMW 335i xDrive E92

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