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      02-07-2013, 09:55 AM   #44
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Drives: 911, X5, M235i
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: CT

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Originally Posted by bigjae1976 View Post
I have more problems with DCT.

First, its sometimes hard to tell what gear you are going into. For me, gear selection is a much more conscious effort with the DCT. Then the car is so quiet its hard to hear when you are banging against the redline until it dies out. Then there just a lot more shifting. So a manual maybe physically challenging...I'll take that over diverting mental capacity and my eyes to gear shifts.

It takes me an entire day to really get into the rhythm and gear shifts consistent with the DCT. Takes me one session with a 6sp.
Interesting, I'll post impressions once I get this car out there. My first track day with the CCA at LRP won't be until late April.
2013 M3 LRPE Sold
2011 335i Sold
2013 M3 Coupe DCT RIP
2011 M3 Coupe Sold
2007 335i Sold