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      07-01-2013, 05:02 PM   #75
Track? What Track? I was just riding along . . .

Drives: Alpine White E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: An Undisclosed Location

iTrader: (1)

Because it is crazy good at the track. So much faster than I can do it myself. And it doesn't upset the car. There's only the rare situation when you can't downshift -- even while steering, if it comes to that. Sometimes people hit the binders too hard in front of you, even if you select the right gear before the turn. There's a reason the higher level pro series cars don't have a third pedal.

Otherwise, there's no way I would get one on anything but a commutermobile/driving appliance. Manuals last a long time, and most likely I can do a clutch swap or a full tranny replacement in my own garage that way.

P.S. You're not a man just because you drive an MT. You're a man when you can SWAP OUT an MT. Bitch.