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Old 01-27-2009, 12:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What's the deal with the off color shifter in our E46s?

The wood trim just don't match up! WTF?


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The problem is that its an automatic.
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Wouldnt have that problem with a real trans
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All E46's I've seen with an automatic and wood trim have matching color on the shifter (I think ). Maybe yours either was replaced with one that doesn't match, or the coloring has faded with exposure to the sun.

6-speed manual and black cube aluminum trim ftmfw!
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Its Steptronic not Automatic.

I drive a BMW not a Buick!
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My Auto/steptronic shifter matches the rest of the wood trim spot on.
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