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Old 01-04-2013, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by beden1 View Post
I sometimes used to feel some notchy shifting when driving my son's 2011 M3, but now I do what I used to do with my '09 Corvette ZO6 before starting out on my drive, and it works for the M3 as well. While waiting for the engine to warm up a bit from a cold start, I push the clutch pedal in and row through the gears a couple of times. You will feel it loosen up as you go through the gears. The notchiness will be eliminated or nearly so when you start driving.
This is a very good suggestion. Every evening I pull into my garage and put it in neutral when I shut it off. The next morning, when I try to shift into reverse, it doesnt want to go there. What I do now is go through 1-2-3-4 while it is warming up then it goes right into reverse with no problem.
2008 M3 Sedan, Silverstone II, Fox Red Extended, 6MT
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