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E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014)
4th generation E90 M3 sedan, E92 M3 coupe and E93 M3 convertible. The last of the naturally aspirated M3s, powered by a 4.0 liter V8 making 414hp and 295 lb-ft of torque.

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Old 11-01-2012, 10:14 AM
shucks shucks is offline
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Mein Auto: 2003 3301 6 speed
2008 M3 Emergency Brake

New to this side of the forum. Traded in the 330i for the used M3, 6 speed (40k miles) which is an absolutely astonishing vehicle. The emergency brakes holds but on an incline you really have to give it a yank to fully stop the car and it probably just needs some adjusting due to slack in the cable.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:31 PM
MRV99 MRV99 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2011 M3 DCT
Personally I would park it I gear(reverse) as well as putting it I gear. Had many stick cars and build my mustang trans with no signs of issues from doing this.
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Old 11-15-2012, 11:07 PM
CALLAWAY845 CALLAWAY845 is offline
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Hello shucks..my 328i does the same thing, the parking brake only fully holds the car if you pull it as far as it goes...at least you are not alone with this issue, thinking about bringing it in sometime soon...
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