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      04-09-2008, 01:38 PM   #1
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Leg63 from Belgium -- 1st M-DKG on the forum from Europe

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Thought I would start this for you ... get ready because I am setting you up.
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      04-09-2008, 01:40 PM   #2
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Hi, I'm new in this forum. I just want to let you know that today at 5pm I got my new M3 with the new M-DKG.
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      04-09-2008, 02:47 PM   #3
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Thanks SMSgt B, here are the first pics.
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      04-09-2008, 02:51 PM   #4
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Leg63, what's the button to the right of the driver's heated seat button? There have been posts about this but I don't think anyone figured it out.

Oh, and congrats on your M3!
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      04-09-2008, 02:53 PM   #5
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It's 'Park Distance Control' button
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      04-09-2008, 02:55 PM   #6
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Leg63, what's the button to the right of the driver's heated seat button? There have been posts about this but I don't think anyone figured it out.

Oh, and congrats on your M3!
I believe it activates the front PDC. US models won't have that button.
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      04-09-2008, 03:07 PM   #7
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Very nice pics! Now who's gonna make an aftermarket carbon fiber leather shift boot?


Congrats, you're going to have fun!!
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      04-09-2008, 03:08 PM   #8
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Ya know, I'm surprised they didn't integrate the M-DCT shifter into the iDrive knob. But I sure am glad they didn't! Enjoy.
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      04-09-2008, 03:09 PM   #9
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How did the topic go to PDC so quickly, you'd think that one of the first M-DKG cars would get it attention from say.. the transmission.

Congrats, Leg63

You car seems to have Nav, why no esc button between the DSC and Power buttons to the left of the M-DKG lever?
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      04-09-2008, 03:17 PM   #10
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It's 'Park Distance Control' button
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      04-09-2008, 03:18 PM   #11
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Very nice pics! Now who's gonna make an aftermarket carbon fiber leather shift boot?


Congrats, you're going to have fun!!
mmmmm.... that would be real nice.
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      04-09-2008, 03:24 PM   #12
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How did the topic go to PDC so quickly, you'd think that one of the first M-DKG cars would get it attention from say.. the transmission.

Congrats, Leg63

You car seems to have Nav, why no esc button between the DSC and Power buttons to the left of the M-DKG lever?
Do you mean EDC button? You can get Nav as a standalone option w/o EDC.
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carbon leather trim and black leather Looks gorgeous! Give us a little review bout the car! Grats btw
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Get up to 1200 miles then shoot some vids!

Pics kind of make me wish I got extended leather.
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      04-09-2008, 03:36 PM   #15
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Right now it is quite difficult to give you an objective review. The weather here is very bad 3C and it is raining a lot. The only thing I can say is compare to the previous M3 E46 - SMG II I had, the new one seems to be much better. You can configure it in many ways (maybe too much), it took us (me and the reseller) more than one hour to look at few parameters, apparently the M-DCT has also a special feature called 'Shift Light' telling you the best time to change you gear.

But again give me more time and I'll let you know.
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apparently the M-DCT has also a special feature called 'Shift Light' telling you the best time to change you gear.

But again give me more time and I'll let you know.

I believe they have that on the E46 SMG II too ! Yeah, once the weather is nice, looking forward for some more review !
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      04-09-2008, 06:52 PM   #17
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congrats she looks awesome. Take care of her!
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Does anyone else think that the idrive knob seemed to clash a bit with the DKG shiftknob in some of those pictures? The idrive knob with the black rubber texture would of matched a bit better I think.

Other than that, its awesome. Congrats on such a beast of a machine!
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      04-10-2008, 07:17 AM   #20
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2nd pics set

Hi, just to share a bit more.
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Very nice!
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AWESOME.What do u think of the DCT?
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