Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series / 4 Series > E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)

E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
The E9X is the 4th evolution of the BMW 3 series including a highly tuned twin turbo 335i variant pushing out 300hp and 300 ft. lbs. of torque. BMW continues to show that it sets the bar for true driving performance! -- View the E9X Wiki

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-02-2005, 08:21 PM
Ridgeway's Avatar
Ridgeway Ridgeway is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Mississippi
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 338
Mein Auto: '04 Z4 3.0i, '97 M3
long shifter throw on the 330?

Test drove a 330i today. Fantastic car all around, but one thing that struck me was the long throw of the shifter...now maybe I was just imagining it, but it seemed quite a bit longer than on my z4.

Assuming I'm correct- basicially why is this so? I don't see the advantage or reason, especially when I assume the car has the same tranny as my z4(well @ least it has the same shift knob lol).

& wow, that is a fat steering wheel, I thought my wheel was thick...
__________________
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 06-02-2005, 08:24 PM
commander_crash commander_crash is offline
Officially Welcomed to the 'Fest
Location: Houston, TX
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 244
Mein Auto: 2006 325xi
I'm pretty sure the throw on the 2006 3-series is longer than my 2005 Z4. I was pondering investigating a short-throw for my '06 when it arrives.
__________________
2006 325xi, 6-speed, E-Red, ZSP, Xenon, Bluetooth/Assist, Comfort Access, Active Cruise, NAV, Sat Prep
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-02-2005, 08:41 PM
matrix1 matrix1 is offline
Registered User
Location: New York
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 56
Mein Auto: 2006 BMW 330i
I just picked up my 6SP Manual 330i, and I agree that the Shifter/throw is somewhat long
which is the only disappointment I have with the car, other than those ugly cup holders in the dash. In fact, the Shifter/throw on my 5SP Nissan Pathfinder seems shorter than the E90 330i.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > 3 Series / 4 Series > E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

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 On



Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bimmer Ownership Phases... (Very very long) FSelekler General BMW 31 02-08-2006 02:36 PM
325 w/SP vs 330 base dsbmw E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 4 05-24-2005 03:53 PM
325 vs 330 questions squirtdad E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 8 05-23-2005 10:10 PM
Breaking in a new 330 and a long drive to start mecklaiz 3 Series / 4 Series 17 04-04-2003 10:46 AM
Feb03 Roundel: Schnitzer 330 versus Schnitzer M3. pdz General BMW 26 02-04-2003 07:24 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:08 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms