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      12-17-2008, 02:28 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by doba_s View Post
This is correct

3.45 might be the better option if you don't want to go from one gas station to another. One of the Engineers @ Dinan told me that the gas milage will go down dramatically with 3.62 FD . With 3.45 it's not so bad
What's up, Doba. BTW, the 19"s look sick.

I put a 3.64 on my E36 M3 (stock is 3.23). It was worth a few tenths and a couple MPH in a 1/4 mile. Then I blew the engine and put in a Euro M3 motor. Now shorter gearing really helps take advantage of 7600 RPM redline.

We should do some side-by-sides to compare straight-line speed of MT vs. DCT . . .
Driving sideways: It's not faster, but damn it's more fun!
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