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Old 02-22-2012, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Early fessed View Post
Maybe it's me, but I don't sense a delay. It just feels like I'm pressing the gas pedal casually and getting less acceleration than expected because of the nonlinear behavior. I expect 25% throttle but get 10%. If I gun it, then it responds quickly.
Call it what you will, in practice it feels like the throttle cable (if it had one) isn't properly adjusted. Maybe "non-linear" is the best way to put it.

I think folks who DD the x3 will adapt and not notice it as much as others who only casually drive it.

The funny thing is, it actually drives in a way like my smg m3 - where to be smooth from a stop you have to first feed in light throttle and wait for the clutch slip to be taken up by the hydraulics.

Last edited by bren; 02-22-2012 at 07:01 PM.
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