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View Poll Results: Do you have Manual (6MT) or Auto (Steptronic) Trans?
Manual Transmission (6MT) 168 56.38%
Automatic Transmission (6-spd Steptronic) 130 43.62%
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      12-17-2005, 01:25 PM   #1
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e90 owners: Do you have Manual (6MT) or Auto (Steptronic) Trans?

Polling to determine percentage of members who have 6MT vs the 6-spd Steptronic.


My hunch is that we will see a higher proportion of Manual Trans owners on this website than what would normally be reflected in the general population of e90 owners.
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      12-17-2005, 01:28 PM   #2
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      12-17-2005, 01:50 PM   #3
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6 speed manual for me....
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      12-17-2005, 01:58 PM   #4
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6MT is great fun and the clutch easy to handle.
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      12-17-2005, 02:20 PM   #5
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manual, and when the day comes that i can no longer drive one, that means i simply can no longer drive.
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      12-17-2005, 02:23 PM   #7
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Arnuld says "Don't be a BMW Girly Man. Get a 6 speed manual!"
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      12-17-2005, 02:29 PM   #8
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6MT for me (when it gets here that is).

I was shocked to find when I began shopping that there were ZERO MT's in stock at any of the 3 dealers out here. Zip, nada, none, zero. All automatics. I can see perhaps a slight majority being auto, but that's ridiculous in a car like the 3!

This will be my 18th car.. only 2nd 4-door sedan, and still no auto, though sometimes I do like driving one just for a change of pace. But not for more than a couple of days.
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      12-17-2005, 03:03 PM   #9
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6MT I dont think I could ever drive an automatic...
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      12-17-2005, 03:34 PM   #10
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As good as autos are now, they are boring. I've always shifted automatic transmissions like manuals anyway, even in the days when I had three on the tree...
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      12-17-2005, 03:35 PM   #11
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      12-17-2005, 04:13 PM   #12
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First manual car..... Always wanted to learn how to really "drive" a car, so I took the plunge on this one. At least if I screw up the clutch the car is leased...
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      12-17-2005, 04:18 PM   #13
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      12-17-2005, 04:25 PM   #14
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I am enjoying the very versatile steptronic transmission.
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      12-17-2005, 04:34 PM   #15
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the sensational bmw girly man's 6 speed steptronic.

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      12-17-2005, 04:59 PM   #17
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All manuals......no automatics even when I'm 80!
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      12-17-2005, 06:18 PM   #19
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39:39 now 6MT
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      12-17-2005, 06:35 PM   #21
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When a 3 mile trip here in Los Angeles takes roughly 20-25 mins...there is NO enjoyment in driving a manual tranny.

All 3 of our cars cars are Auto. No apologizes, regrets or excuses.
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Steppy for me because here in AZ, traffic is a nightmare.
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