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      01-21-2013, 10:33 PM   #43
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Drives: 11 E90 M3 Individual
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2004 BMW M3  [4.50]
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Originally Posted by JulieDriving View Post
Yes, I think the 6MT will have less potential issues down the road, but I really prefer the DCT mated to the current M3. So it was more important to me to enjoy it for as long as I have it, than to worry about "what if" down the road...
Oddly...the best 6SP gearbox in the BMW family was the one used with the M54 in the non-Ms (330/530/Z4 3.0). That is the crispest shifting gearbox, more so than the E46 and E9X M3 gearboxes. Its also stronger allegedly...
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