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      12-29-2008, 07:27 AM   #15
Mark II
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I think 20% is about right, as the ZF technical guys told me a few weeks ago that the 6HP19TU automatic gearbox suffers an approximate 18.1% drivetrain loss within itself. Couple that with the rest of the vehicle's drivetrain, that would equate to about 20% total...
The modern AT's are so much better than they used to be - amazing now, looking back on things like the old 3 speed BW-35

I would imagine the design of the Quaife diff would also help to keep losses to a minimum and in that regard would probably be better than one fitted to the M3.

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urethane bushes are actually built into the M3 suspension components.
Interesting, didn't know that - I thought you were going to say Powerflex.
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