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      10-04-2011, 12:27 PM   #50
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Drives: 2011 e92 m3
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: southeast

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Originally Posted by Pointerman View Post
I read the manual twice. Never noticed this particular feature. I did read how in manual mode it won't shift for you unless it needs to do so to maintain a valid engine speed when decelerating. Didn't see anything about automatic down shifts which is why I was annoyed and quite frankly it is a poorly executed feature. I shouldn't have to focus on whether my throttle has clicked or not when deciding on how to shift gears. That is a useless input and manual mode should allow me to decide what gear I want.
Reading owns you man. It is clear and legible in the manual, and it is not useless. Maybe you're more of a traditional manual guy?