View Single Post
      11-14-2012, 08:48 PM   #5
Second Lieutenant
Drives: '11 E92 M3 IB/Beige,M-DCT,ZCP
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Missippi USofA

Posts: 292
iTrader: (0)

Originally Posted by SenorFunkyPants View Post
Its because the 3rd and 5th gear are on the same shaft within the DCT so the box requires longer to make that shift as it cannot preselect 3rd gear when you are in 5th.
Bypass this problem by shifting down one gear at a time or down shifting 3 gears.

Odd gears are on one shaft and even gears + reverse are on the other.

Here's a good general writeup on dual-clutch transmissions;
quadpipes is offline  
Reply With Quote