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      07-15-2010, 05:51 PM   #4
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Drives: 2011 M3, 2001 M5, etc
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On the E39 M5, BMW M specified 800-1000 gear changes under "normal, moderate" driving conditions yields an optimally broken-in clutch/pp/flywheel. This was derived through empirical testing. I would hazard to guess that a similar experience is valid with the new M3.

See this post.

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Chuck
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