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      06-05-2008, 01:28 PM   #45
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Did MDM kick-in for you? If it did, when? I didn't run with DSC fully on as I figured that would be too instrusive. I didn't turn it off completely either. I found MDM to be an excellent compromise.
MDM would in fact kick in here and there; however it was probably saving my ass more than anything as I was still learning the car. DSC On, I will most certainly not be using

MDM works for me until I gain the confidence in this car to go no DSC


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Great post Dave It's encouraging to hear your experience of tracking the M3. I look forward to trying out mine in Spa and at the Nordschleife - once it'll be broken in.



Did you install racing brake pads or adapt anything else to the brake system. I understand this is probably THE weakest part of the car when going for a sustained track-drive. In Spa E46 M3's with stock brakes would typically have to return to pits after 3 - 4 laps because of brake fade.
No racing brake pads, and I'm not sure if they even have e92M specific ones just yet. The brakes did do very well, and fade was apparrent towards the latter part of the day(to be expected); however they did cool off much quicker than the e46M3. The issue I really had with the brakes was the factory brake fluid. I just had a brake flush performed yesterday; and braking power feel is back to 100%.

Here is a write up I did on my review of the car from that day:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=146609
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MDM would in fact kick in here and there; however it was probably saving my ass more than anything as I was still learning the car.
Roger that.

I felt it kick-in only 3 times or so, but it was surely for my benefit!
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Awesome Pics! Looks like you had a blast!!
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Awesome Pics! Looks like you had a blast!!
Thanks! It was definitely a blast
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Thanks! Noticed your vehicles...this car was out there too.
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That's amazing love owners that actually drive their exotics, did you run into that ferrari on the track?
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That's amazing love owners that actually drive their exotics, did you run into that ferrari on the track?
LOL....well, he ran past me, not past him...does that count? hehe


Few vids too, not sure how to post them
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