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      05-24-2012, 01:44 AM   #27
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Drives: E90 335i
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Los Altos, California

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Originally Posted by Wild Squid View Post
Why does it seem so unbelievable? N55 has an incredibly short 1st gear, good for nothing. Any car out there can launch on the N55, in this case the Cayman can build up such a lead that made it too much to catch up to it.
Since when was our 1st gear incredibly short? I think the gearing in this car is rather long, even longer than my old E39 M5. It does put the torque to good use though
2011 335i sedan 6MT, Pure Turbo Stage 2, JB4, MHD BEF, AA 4" DP, ER FMIC, AA turbo-back exhaust, ST Coilovers, BMS Intake, UUC DSSR+SSK, ER CP, BMS CDV, BMS OCC, Arkym CF trunk