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Old 03-10-2004, 08:38 AM
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Mein Auto: 2012 BMW F30 328i 8-Speed
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Originally Posted by Desertnate
Is there really a need for 7 gears? I am all for performance, but 7 speeds seems a bit much. I would think that you would be shifting all the time.
After installing the M5 limited slip differential with 3.15 gearing into my 540i 6-Speed, I still find myself occasionally looking for 7th gear as I hit 90mph on th highway.
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2012 BMW F30 328i Luxury Line 8-Speed
StopTech 4-wheel big brake upgrade

2001 BMW E39 540i 6-Speed (Traded-in for F30)
StopTech 4-wheel big brake upgrade
M5 Limited Slip Differential, Front Swaybar
Dinan Stage 3 Suspension, Strut Tower Brace
Rogue Short Shifter, Transmission Mounts
European Dash Conversion
CDV deleted