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      06-13-2012, 07:54 AM   #23
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Drives: 2008 M3 E90
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Originally Posted by stefan View Post
Why do people increase their redline? Is it really worth it? Any dyno graphs to support it? Sorry to derail; just curious.
a) the M3 revs so eagerly that it feels strange to already shift up before the stock red line

b) the higher resulting rev in the next gear when you shift up will likely give you better acceleration due to more power being available.