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      08-13-2008, 10:16 PM   #155
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I guess I am used to the SSK's of my 325i and STi....going back and forth from the different vehicles makes the M3 feel far too long.
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Hello,

I apologize for my absence in this thread. We do have a Short Shifter Kit on our shop car and it is ready to order. I will make an official release with detailed info and pics soon.
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      08-14-2008, 10:08 AM   #157
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I apologize for my absence in this thread. We do have a Short Shifter Kit on our shop car and it is ready to order. I will make an official release with detailed info and pics soon.
Great news, just let us know where to order and I'm up for it.
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      08-14-2008, 10:39 AM   #158
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I apologize for my absence in this thread. We do have a Short Shifter Kit on our shop car and it is ready to order. I will make an official release with detailed info and pics soon.

Sounds good, looking forward to it!
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I wouldn't even compare the E46 M3 w/ Eisenmann tone to that of the E9x M3w/ Eisenmann. 6 cyl vs 8 cyl and completely different technology!
I LOVE it, its incredible - sounds perfect!! I have race, so its a bit louder and theres very minimal drone at low RPM's. Doesn't bother me one bit.
If your worried about loudness/drone then go with Sport and you won't be dissapointed.

As for lowering, honestly I didn't feel such a difference . I mean the difference is there, but in no way is it a bad different! I didn't do coilovers because of EDC aswell, but Im amazed with how well the H&R Springs ride!
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nice. ur getting me excited about this. 26
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I don't see the need for it. Unlike the E46, stock seems fine to me, at least after a few thousand miles.
there's always room for improvement. those who had ssk's before feel they need it more i guess
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I apologize for my absence in this thread. We do have a Short Shifter Kit on our shop car and it is ready to order. I will make an official release with detailed info and pics soon.
no need for apologies at all, thanks for the info and we'll be looking forward for that thread
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      08-14-2008, 12:43 PM   #160
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I apologize for my absence in this thread. We do have a Short Shifter Kit on our shop car and it is ready to order. I will make an official release with detailed info and pics soon.
cool...
hope you got an order from my workshop here in singapore.

can't wait to receive it...

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      08-14-2008, 02:09 PM   #161
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nice. ur getting me excited about this. 26

there's always room for improvement. those who had ssk's before feel they need it more i guess
Ya man, you should be excited!
Cant be out rocking a stock M3
just kidding.......... (sorta)

Ya there is always room for improvement, since my first car (93 Civic) I've had a short shifter in every car!
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I would never have bothered with one, as I have always felt that if it was better than what's in the car they would have just used that from the factory. However, my buddy had an e46 M3 and I drove the car before and after. All I can say is wow what a difference. It makes the car feel like it went from a sports car to a race car.
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      08-15-2008, 10:59 AM   #163
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^^^ sometimes i wonder why they dont spend more time designing these to make them perfect
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      08-15-2008, 11:59 AM   #164
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^^^ sometimes i wonder why they dont spend more time designing these to make them perfect
Well to be honest, how pissed would you have been if BMW told you that you had to wait another 6 months to get your car because we are trying to reduce the shifter throw by 30%? You would say give me the car now, and let me worry about the shifter throw. BTW, I completely agree with you.
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Well to be honest, how pissed would you have been if BMW told you that you had to wait another 6 months to get your car because we are trying to reduce the shifter throw by 30%? You would say give me the car now, and let me worry about the shifter throw. BTW, I completely agree with you.
well they already designed one. design it well instead of 1/2 assing it. the other thing is they can add more resources to design it. AND im *hoping* they got some experience doing this, i hope they know what they're doing so it shouldnt take them as long as it takes tuners to do it. plus their budget is infinitely bigger than tuners' budgets.

germans are so spoiled, they need to work over time and weekends and get my SSK right
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germans are so spoiled, they need to work over time and weekends and get my SSK right
And you can judge that based on what?


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      08-15-2008, 01:19 PM   #167
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haha he's saying it'd probably delay production, i said maybe they should work over time
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haha he's saying it'd probably delay production, i said maybe they should work over time
Oh, I forgot, no German would work over time ever. Any other stereotypes you'd like to share?


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no im cool for now
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Great, so I can enjoy my weekend.


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Which of you guys here are gonna go with the AA knob? or just sticking with oem?
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Haha, the best is that we are in August too. So guess where the BMW workers are, let me give you a hint: not in the factory.
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Great, so I can enjoy my weekend.


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good for u, im working this weekend like every weekend
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Which of you guys here are gonna go with the AA knob? or just sticking with oem?
OEM ftw... im not sure i can drive with a metal knob anymore man with this hot weather. and no, i dont drive my M3 with racing gloves like BMWPrince
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Which of you guys here are gonna go with the AA knob? or just sticking with oem?
I like the OEM shift knob better than any aftermarket knob that I've seen.
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Don't know if you will become friends with irony someday?


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im just playing. i never work weekends. when my boss asks i say if germans dont work weekends, i aint working weekends
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