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      07-05-2009, 07:31 PM   #29
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Originally Posted by bmw3355 View Post
ahahah you guys actually think auto is faster?!?!?! thats so funny manual ofcourse is faster look up any 0-60 times manual is always noticably faster thats so funny how u guys this auto is faster
over the last year, it has been reported by many - including terry at BMS -
that the auto tranny is approx 2 tenths of a second faster (2 car lengths) in the 1/4 mile than the manual.
most if not all of the fastest N54 1/4 track times are with autos.

...also note that the rear differential in the automatic has a 342 final ratio and the auto has something like a 315 final ratio:
hence: many people swapping out for aftermarket LSDs are opting for the automatic final differentila ratio.

sorry to disappoint, but nothing but the facts...
If your car isn't scary - it's just not fast enough !
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