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      11-03-2011, 02:13 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by 1SICKM View Post
this is a fluke accident. Many of us are running superchargers with 500-600 whp on DCT and no problems! Hope everything works out...its should since your warranty covers this.
Careful.. disregard such as that is exactly how things started with the E46 subframe. Of course; not EVERY E46 M3 had this problem. But it became widespread enough that it was eventually a recall. It has occurred to me that we have been dodging around this issue, but there have been a notable number of bolt failures here on this forum. Clarification: I do not think we are seeing something on THAT scale. It won't be a recall.. but still.

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Originally Posted by Richbot View Post
I doubt many DCT cars will show up with this problem. As far as I can tell, nobody who has reported it has a DCT
There have been a few DCTers with this, but it was blamed on a bad exhaust installation (apparently some shops were taking off the diff bolt and reinstalling it incorrectly).
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Last edited by stefan; 11-03-2011 at 02:22 PM.