This is the OEM LuK clutch kit for the 2001-2006 E46 M3 with 6-speed manual or SMG transmission. LuK is the original supplier to BMW for many clutch and driveline components. This clutch kit includes the clutch disc, pressure plate, and throw out bearing. Because LuK is the original supplier, this E46 M3 clutch kit is guaranteed to fit correctly and perform just as when it came out of the factory.
When replacing your clutch, consider all of the other parts that may need to be replaced or serviced during the process: driveshaft and guibo, shifter linkage, transmission mounts and seals, exhaust hangers and gaskets, clutch pivot pin, and pilot bearing. The flywheel may also need to be replaced depending on age, mileage, and use. Important Installation Note: Do NOT remove the shipping plate before the pressure plate and disc are installed on the flywheel.
Why? Because this is a self-adjusting clutch, and if the shipping plate is removed prior to install, the clutch will actually self-adjust and become unusable without some special tools to reset it.
Supersedes older / former BMW part number 21212282393 (21 21 2 282 393).
E46 (99-05) > M3