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      08-16-2008, 12:21 AM   #1
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post your comments about MDCT, why it sucks?

just for fun.
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      08-16-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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canceled my 08 order dct, for a 09 6mt, because downshifting issues, almost bought dct, would've been a mistake. M CARS SHOULD BE ALL 6MT, SEQUENTIAL GERBOX IS FOR LADIES.
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      08-16-2008, 10:08 AM   #3
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What is the point of this thread? Do you even have an M3, rookie?
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      08-16-2008, 10:28 AM   #4
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wow, great first post. i guess you are trying to start a war. but in case you didn't know, there are already a lot of threads on this forum where you can talk about DCT.

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canceled my 08 order dct, for a 09 6mt, because downshifting issues, almost bought dct, would've been a mistake. M CARS SHOULD BE ALL 6MT, SEQUENTIAL GERBOX IS FOR LADIES.
M-DCT is not a sequential gearbox. Do your homework.
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      08-16-2008, 11:54 AM   #5
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here we go again......
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      08-16-2008, 12:28 PM   #6
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M-DCT is not a sequential gearbox. Do your homework.[/quote]


many people wish it was SMG III, no downshifts issues, if it is not a sequential gearbox, what is then? a automatic with paddle shifter?
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      08-16-2008, 01:00 PM   #7
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Well, a true sequential gearbox can shift one gear up or one gear down only, it can't skip gears. DCT can skip gears, so it's not a sequential gearbox. When in Manual mode the DCT mostly is operated like a sequential gearbox though since three gears up or down mean three paddle clicks.

Anyway this thread should be closed right NOW.


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      08-16-2008, 03:30 PM   #8
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canceled my 08 order dct, for a 09 6mt, because downshifting issues, almost bought dct, would've been a mistake. M CARS SHOULD BE ALL 6MT, SEQUENTIAL GERBOX IS FOR LADIES.
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Well, a true sequential gearbox can shift one gear up or one gear down only, it can't skip gears. DCT can skip gears, so it's not a sequential gearbox. When in Manual mode the DCT mostly is operated like a sequential gearbox though since three gears up or down mean three paddle clicks.

Anyway this thread should be closed right NOW.


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      08-16-2008, 11:23 PM   #9
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Just test drove one and I liked it. The salesman referred to the auto mode as the "wife" mode.

This is true for me since getting a DCT would be more of a compromise with my wife. How can I justify having 2 manual cars that she can't drive? Before someone asks why not teach my wife how to drive stick...there is a reason. Trust me.

I'm not saying that the DCT sucked at all, I just still prefer the manual. Maybe I'll change my mind over time.
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