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      04-01-2013, 02:10 PM   #136
VCMpower
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Originally Posted by ksflatlander
Seriously considering adding a stage 2 kit to my DCT M3. I'm wondering if any stats have been compiled now that there are lots of cars out there with the kits installed.

How many kits have been installed on both fully manual and DCT? Versus - how many serious engine failures? How many serious DCT failures?

Like many decisions there is a risk/reward factor to evaluate. What data is out there to do this? Reward is the increase in power, the risk is no warranty on extremely expensive engines and in my case with a DCT, an expensive tranny. Would just like data to evaluate that ratio prior to jumping in.

Are any of these numbers available?
I would say fuel mileage and tire life are the downsides Rewards on the other hand are never being concerned what is beside you at a stop
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