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      07-14-2013, 09:03 AM   #127
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2012 BMW E92 M3  [4.50]
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Originally Posted by AshyLarryMP View Post
Not every M3 is created equal. Some are born faster than others. They also have different mileages and wear to components like fuel injectors and tires. And one test is not a big enough sample size to draw a solid conclusion from.

A tenth of a second wouldn't really affect my decision either way. I mean, if the manual was proven to be faster I would still get the automatic.

+1 to keeping both hands on the steering wheel when I'm going fast through a turn.
Agree, 0.1s is insignificant.

Shifting mid corner isn't what they teach in driving school as the car's balance will suffer. Shift mid corner going fast turn, a spin is in the cards.
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