BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General Automotive (non-BMW) Talk + Photos/Videos
 
Stick to Clutch
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-25-2007, 01:15 AM   #1
hl0m4n
Brigadier General
 
hl0m4n's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NY

Posts: 4,838
iTrader: (41)

Red face Worried About 2 Things On Nissan GT-R

1. the diagnostic computer. in general, more hightech something is, the higher chance of breaking. there are so many sensors in this car its seriously no joke.

2. the launch control set at 4500rpm. will this be adjustable? the m3 csl has a launch at 3500rpm and can only be used 4 or 5 times and your warranty is voided. US law states you can't limit a feature on a car so bmw lowered our m3 launch to i believe 1500, 1550, or 1800 and you can use it unlimited times. i know i will be using this feature alot. not everday but alot and at 4500...

Last edited by hl0m4n; 12-25-2007 at 02:40 AM.
hl0m4n is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 01:17 AM   #2
!Xoible
Banned
 
Drives: ....
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: .

Posts: 46,037
iTrader: (4)

Garage List
2008 M3  [3.50]
2007 335i  [4.50]
2008 528i  [4.00]
2006 Infiniti - G35 ...  [4.00]
1. japanese got their gadget down

2. im with u on this one
!Xoible is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 01:20 AM   #3
davedave
Captain
 
davedave's Avatar
 
Drives: Godzilla
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Somewhere

Posts: 790
iTrader: (7)

the launch control on GTR, i will save it for LP640 or F430. i believe the GTR can take off in 3.5sec without lanuch control.
davedave is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 01:20 AM   #4
e92man
Lieutenant Colonel
 
e92man's Avatar
 
Drives: modded e92 335i coupe
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: north florida

Posts: 1,720
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
y would u only be able to launch a few times at 4500 rpm b4 your warranty is voided?
__________________
e92 335i jet black, coral red, aluminum, sport, step, paddles, heated seats, pdc, bmw aluminum pedals, oem aero kit front lip, 19' miro type 366 hamann race edition reps, H&R sport springs, 15% tints, vorsteiner rear deck spoiler, custom front pdc

"The only cars that should be yellow are taxi cabs and school busses."
e92man is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 01:27 AM   #5
hl0m4n
Brigadier General
 
hl0m4n's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: NY

Posts: 4,838
iTrader: (41)

Quote:
Originally Posted by e92man View Post
y would u only be able to launch a few times at 4500 rpm b4 your warranty is voided?
just how its done for the csl's.
hl0m4n is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 01:38 AM   #6
wj4
Major General
 
Drives: E90 manual 335i
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Burbank, CA

Posts: 7,723
iTrader: (8)

Send a message via AIM to wj4
Quote:
Originally Posted by e92man View Post
y would u only be able to launch a few times at 4500 rpm b4 your warranty is voided?
It kills the clutch severely. That's how the Evo and STi guys have slipping clutches at just several thousand miles. AWD grabs like no other so you just feather the clutch and gas pedal, build up the boost, and go. Prolong usage can eventually lead to transmission issues.

And yes the Japanese folks got the gadgets hands down. I would love it if BMW can incorporate boost, EGT, oil pressure, oil temp, etc. on the iDrive. The R34 Skyline even had those digital display..and that car ended production in the early 2000.
wj4 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 02:14 PM   #7
Remonster
Captain
 
Drives: M3 6MT VT2-625 - 335is DCT
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: San Diego, CA

Posts: 933
iTrader: (0)

The onboard computer is nothing new for the GT-R, the old (R34) GT-R had a similar display and they never had any problems with it so I wouldn't worry about that.
Remonster is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-25-2007, 02:30 PM   #8
Ru$$ell
M0derator
 
Ru$$ell's Avatar
 
Drives: your mom
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Trinidad and Tobago

Posts: 237
iTrader: (0)

Send a message via MSN to Ru$$ell
isnt the F430 kinda like the same? i think its like 6 times you could use launch control before the clutch is completely gone.
__________________
durka durka, mohammed jihad
Ru$$ell is offline   Trinidad_and_tobago
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2007, 01:54 AM   #9
TheAcAvenger
Brigadier General
 
TheAcAvenger's Avatar
 
Drives: 2007 E92 335i
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: 757, VA

Posts: 3,086
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Remonster View Post
The onboard computer is nothing new for the GT-R, the old (R34) GT-R had a similar display and they never had any problems with it so I wouldn't worry about that.
+1. There's nothing new about part 1.
__________________
2007 E92 335i - TC Kline DA Coilovers, HPA M3 Suspension Retrofit, Quaife LSD, Stoptech 6/4 BBK, Volk TE-37s, AR Downpipes, RDSport Quads, Forge DVs, Stett OC, RB Turbos, Procede V5, PWM Meth, Helix IC, EAS DCI, Rixster VEI, M-Tech Sides, OEM Aero Lip, Rieger Spoiler, Vorsteiner V-35 Hood, Performance Steering Wheel, Anthracite Headliner, OSS Headlights
TheAcAvenger is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2007, 02:57 AM   #10
Comet
Troll Harder
 
Comet's Avatar
 
Drives: 997 GT3, 997 4 GTS, X6M
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Montreal, Beirut

Posts: 596
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
I wouldn't worry about gadgets breaking on you...

as for the launch control... I really don't see why u'd need it often...
do u live on a drag strip? :/
u'll pretty much be taking out everything anyways...
very rare to have a car pull up to u that will:
a) be worth the launch control
b) if it is, will actually want to race
__________________
Comet is offline   Lebanon
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2007, 08:29 AM   #11
OBI_agent
D to the X to the B!
 
OBI_agent's Avatar
 
Drives: ABS,American bargain supercar
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Dubai

Posts: 2,094
iTrader: (0)

Roll on races would be better for you !
OBI_agent is offline   United Arab Emirates
0
Reply With Quote
      12-29-2007, 12:44 AM   #12
jhv
Lieutenant General
 
jhv's Avatar
 
Drives: Every Day
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Los Angeles

Posts: 17,306
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Comet View Post
I wouldn't worry about gadgets breaking on you...

as for the launch control... I really don't see why u'd need it often...
do u live on a drag strip? :/
u'll pretty much be taking out everything anyways...
very rare to have a car pull up to u that will:
a) be worth the launch control
b) if it is, will actually want to race
+10000000000000000000000

jhv is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      12-29-2007, 04:25 AM   #13
FirstClass
Brigadier General
 
Drives: 328xi
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Posts: 3,199
iTrader: (0)

The first thing on your list should be weight tbh.
__________________
328xi Coupe, Montego Blue on Black with Alum, Step, Sport, Premium, CA, PDC, Cold Weather (Damn Pennsylvania winters)
Current Mods: Heavy right foot - Planned Mods: Lightweight right foot

Quote:
Originally Posted by jh valley View Post
shit, if i had that kind of money id buy a gtstreet for monday, an ascari a10 for tuesday, a DBS for wednesday and id just ride jessica alba the rest of the week.
FirstClass is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:21 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST