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      06-13-2012, 03:08 PM   #24
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2011 BMW M3  [4.17]
2008 BMW 135i  [5.00]
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Originally Posted by ChrisDUS View Post
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.
Interesting.. though those seem like relatively trivial advantages considering the exponential increase in stress as rpm's increase.
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