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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


View Poll Results: Your E46 M3 Original Clutch has how many miles on it?
Less than 89k 28 34.15%
Between 90k and 119k 15 18.29%
Between 120k and 149k 33 40.24%
Greater than 150k 6 7.32%
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Old Sun, Jun-15-2014, 11:52:37 AM   #31
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Default Re: E46 M3 Clutch Life

6MT and just hit 100k on the original. No slipping but bearing makes very low noise when my clutch is not depressed, I only hear it when inside a garage (enclosed area). Not really worried about it. I can chirp 2nd gear still, great feeling lol.
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I replaced mine at 100,000 for giggles, but it was a waste of money/time-- it wasn't even half used up yet.

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190k miles on my original clutch.
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Old Sun, Jun-15-2014, 05:32:11 PM   #34
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177k on my original clutch. The clutch disc decided to go out on me at Thunderhill track day.


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My mechanic says 130 to 150k. Can't compare, I'm at 51k. I'd start worrying at 130, myself.
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Old Wed, Jun-18-2014, 02:34:38 AM   #36
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My mechanic says 130 to 150k. Can't compare, I'm at 51k. I'd start worrying at 130, myself.
I'm almost at 150k miles. Clutch still engages just fine.
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Mine parted at 80k when I boosted it.
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139k, I'm mostly freeway with little traffic during the weekdays.
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