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      02-18-2008, 08:42 AM   #1
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I just ordered mine!

New to the board here. I put down my deposit with Advantage BMW midtown here in Houston. I am #18 on the coupe list. Here's what I am thinking

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Just thought I would chime in with y'all
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      02-18-2008, 09:04 AM   #2
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Congrats and welcome to the forum.

Just one question: MT or DCT?



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      02-18-2008, 09:57 AM   #3
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Welcome G. I went through Advantage as well and my Alpine White should hopefully be there in 3 weeks so go check in on it if you would like.
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Congrats man. I bought my current bimmer from those guys. Exciting times!
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I am going with the 6MT. IMO, thats the only way to go with this car!
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I agree G. It will make the ride quite enjoyable! I too have a 325i from them and things have been great with them. So no worries what so ever from their end.
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Congrats and welcome to the forum.

Just one question: MT or DCT?



Best regards, south
im sure he'd mention DCT if it were


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I am going with the 6MT. IMO, thats the only way to go with this car!
REAL CARS HAVE 3 PEDALS!!!!
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I am going with the 6MT. IMO, thats the only way to go with this car!
I can welcome you to the 6MT club, then!


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@6MT enthusiasts. u guys have plans for shifter/shift knob?
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@6MT enthusiasts. u guys have plans for shifter/shift knob?
I have a Z8 knob in my E46 that I like. Just picked up a new one I may use in the E92.

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Gratz GMANTX ... who did you use down at Advantage? I used Ricardo and he has been great so far. I ordered a Sedan and should not be too long before it arrives. Be more than happy to let ya take a peek should you wish.
Send me an email: mduval1988@yahoo.com and let me know how to reach ya here in Houston.
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I have a Z8 knob in my E46 that I like. Just picked up a new one I may use in the E92.
Illuminated?
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No, it's not. I can remember the shift pattern without having to see it in the dark!
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No, it's not. I can remember the shift pattern without having to see it in the dark!
I can't! Should I have gone M-DCT?
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I have a Z8 knob in my E46 that I like. Just picked up a new one I may use in the E92.

i ordered this for the 335 that i ordered... dont know if i should keep it or change it.

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I can't! Should I have gone M-DCT?
cant believe you just said that
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No, it's not. I can remember the shift pattern without having to see it in the dark!
is it shorter than stock?
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is it shorter than stock?
I don't believe so. I'll assess the need for a SSK later.
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i wonder for ssk made for 330 will fit m3... i know it fits 335 pretty well altho bmw denies that it does. i bought that too. i might have to try it
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wait, are u learning stick on ur m3?
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