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      01-19-2013, 11:06 AM   #31
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Drives: 16 M4 MW DCT
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Originally Posted by freeman727 View Post
I too come from a manual transmission background. I have an e90 M3 with DCT and I like it, but I'm glad I still have my 07 MCS w/ manual transmission! I can't get use to manually shifting the DCT.

My thoughts exactly!

When I traded my 01 6sp m3 in for a then new smg version I like it when I was driving aggressively but I could never get use to shifting on a daily basis.

Then I got into reading about DCT and how superior it was to the Smg and I bought a 08 M3 e90. DCT is night and day to SMG, having multiple clutches really smoothes everything out. Driving it quickly was an absolute blast! Again I found it awkward shifting in day to day driving conditions and felt like I was always in the wrong gear.

Now I'm in a 09 6Sp e92 and I guess I'm a row box type of guy
2016-F82 M4 MW DCT
2013-F10 M5 B&O AMS DP DCT (GONE)
2014-F32 435xi AW 6SP (SOLD)
2013-Ducati 1199R
2006-E90 325i winter ride