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Old 10-16-2012, 06:40 PM   #12
zander271
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Hmmm just took a quick peak under my car...the bump looks different.

My coupes looked like this (01 330ci)

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330..._Pan/ES130062/

I used a hockey puck as the cushion for the round bit.

For vehicles with production date up to 02/2001

My sedan looks like this (03 330i)

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-330...Body/ES128604/

-For vehicles with production date from 02/2001

Looks like my hockey puck will not fit now.


So it looks like there are 3 different types of reinforcement that that BMW uses.

A reinforcement bar, and 2 different metal plates. Maybe the earlier plates are heavier duty that the later ones?

Last edited by zander271; 10-16-2012 at 06:40 PM.
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