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Old 05-24-2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by GreyMatter View Post
I read through the laser repair DIY ( and am planning to use it to fix my dead laser on an mk3 unit in my 2002 M3.

I was wondering if it would be possible to upgrade my MK3 to an MK4 by just replacing the DVD drive inside with an MK4 version (PN 65 83 9 241 764). This is the DVD-M3-4.6 drive.

Would this work or are there other differences between the MK3 and MK4 other than the DVD drive itself?
Considerable, they are completely different modules, the only thing they share is the what they look like.

Different hardware and different software.
Sept 03, M3, Silver Grey. Retro-fits: Modded Mk4 DVD Drive, OEM Bluetooth, VR Control, Rainbow Speaker Upgrade, Sony SOT Amp, HK Sub, CCFL, Intravee II, NightMode.
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