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Old 03-27-2022, 08:06 PM   #1
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So i acquired a second TI recently. it used to belong to one of my bosses. she was driving on the freeway and her alternator locked up and it caught fire. melted a few things.... since i already have one, and she wasnt willing to spend the time getting it fixed, she gave it to me. sweet. free TI. cant complain. so ive been trying to sort out what of all the crispy bits from the fire i need to replace. ive got a wiring harness, new throttle body, sensors, alternator, belts/tensioners... the one thing that i cant source is a throttle cable. no used ones on EBAY and from BMW its on backorder with no ETA on when they will make some more. I know that a different cable is used on the DASC to re locate the throttle which got me thinking if i could find a cable that is more available that would work for this car. anybody have any ideas on what other cables would work without much of an issue with clearances and excess cable length?
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You need something longer- the six cylinder one is shorter (if memory serves), so don't go for one of those.

Did you try M42 and M44? If they're not the same part number, I think either would work.
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i did check between m42 and m44. they are the same part number. I checked for the M44 powered Z3 and that cable is available, but looking at pictures of it (35411162972) it doesnt have the metal support ends that the TI cable has (35411162482). i want to see if one of those may work, but worry that they wont have the support and may kink.
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e36 318i sedan/convertible should both work. I looked outside at my m44 in the vert and compared to the compact. I see zero differences. I had to replace the vert one about 6 months ago with a used one from a sedan. So I can confirm they should all work.
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i agree, one of those would fit as well as they are all the same part number. but there are none that i can find used on ebay and looking at a brand new one, they are on back-order from BMW
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The throttle cable for the m44 m42 is the same but took 4 months to backorder from ecs tuning.
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