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      01-07-2013, 07:52 PM   #23
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That must have cost you $$$, or was it covered thanks for the insight.
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Zim....very helpful info. If I only knew how you were launching that day I would have stopped you.... Sorry bro. I was so focused on hitting 10.6's....

I don't see the need to use LC unless at a 1/4mile event and your car is properly setup (tires and linelock). You run the risk of smoking your clutches and getting massive wheel hop breaking something in the rear
Problem Is always knew this but that day at the track I was so Into achieving a solid time that I lost focus on how I was treating the car..
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That must have cost you $$$, or was it covered thanks for the insight. I know you owned three M's before and know that he DCT is faster especially for 1/4 mile races but driven correctly would you say the 6spd manual takes more abuse and less prone for failure driven hard?
Wasn't covered , I didn't even try to have it covered as I knew it was my fault , plus I believe in karma
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Wasn't covered , I didn't even try to have it covered as I knew it was my fault , plus I believe in karma
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Zim mad informational good shit.

Now next time I'm going with you to the track, I wanna break some convertible records. Lol
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I didn't even try to have it covered as I knew it was my fault , plus I believe in karma
Hear, hear, well done! Mind telling us what it cost or what the BMW dealer list price would have been for this repair?

I am playing with the DCT settings on my M3 with the VT2-650 kit. I always use MDM with the DCT set to S and so far S4 seems like a good compromise between clutch slip and driveline shock durning WOT shifts.
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I didn't even try to have it covered as I knew it was my fault , plus I believe in karma
Hear, hear, well done! Mind telling us what it cost or what the BMW dealer list price would have been for this repair?

I am playing with the DCT settings on my M3 with the VT2-650 kit. I always use MDM with the DCT set to S and so far S4 seems like a good compromise between clutch slip and driveline shock durning WOT shifts.
I only paid for the clutch , seals and oil which all was $2,020.00 .
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A true buddy! Nice one


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Thanks for sharing. On your 3rd supercharged m3, you know exactly what the deal is. Fascinating info!
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Zim mad informational good shit.

Now next time I'm going with you to the track, I wanna break some convertible records. Lol

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A true buddy! Nice one
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Thanks for sharing. On your 3rd supercharged m3, you know exactly what the deal is. Fascinating info!
sharing is caring after all isn't that what forums are for
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Got to have smooth shifts when drinking your Starbucks
Amen brotha .... Amen
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Good info!
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Thanks for the tips!! Impressive how these DCT's can take the abuse (if done properly).
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Thanks for the tips!! Impressive how these DCT's can take the abuse (if done properly).
I'm personally amazed ! Goes to show how stout German engineering is
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J, tell us how much faster the car is with DCT vs. 6MT?
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Awesome feedback, love seeing input like these!
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Nice thanks for the tips. This is very helpful.
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i think your analysis of "flooring it off line w/out launch control" is wrong. i always do this and all my buddies with m3s do this and none of our cars are jerky shifting in 1 3 5 or 7. the shifts 1 3 5 7 feel the same as 2 4 6 and feel the same as m3s that do not get floored off the line. what exactly are you feeling in 1 3 5 7?
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I didn't even try to have it covered as I knew it was my fault , plus I believe in karma
Hear, hear, well done! Mind telling us what it cost or what the BMW dealer list price would have been for this repair?

I am playing with the DCT settings on my M3 with the VT2-650 kit. I always use MDM with the DCT set to S and so far S4 seems like a good compromise between clutch slip and driveline shock durning WOT shifts.
I only paid for the clutch , seals and oil which all was $2,020.00 .
I have a buddy who's a tech
Ahhhhhh..., the freak out over DCT subsiding. Once people figure out, like you, that you don't need to replace the whole tranny, the whole game changes, at least financially. Once again, thank you sir, for letting a myriad of DCT owners sleep at night
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