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      07-18-2007, 10:56 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by lucid View Post
Swamp do you know what the 335i MT tranny was derived from? Is it a brand new design? Also, I would have thought the additional 2000 or so rpms of the M3 engine would require them to beef it up somewhat although the torque is almost identical?
I do not know, just an educated guess. I don't think 7k vs. 8.4 would be a huge issue - just might push higher into the design margin. Torque is indeed the principal limiting spec.

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I thought I remember reading something about them saying it was NOW a "dual-mass flywheel" or dual plate. Can't quite remember the terms now.
I think that is all clutch related and I highly doubt they have the same clutch and flywheel.