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      07-10-2009, 06:16 PM   #1
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Best way to launch a 335i AUTO

I'm curious to know what is the best way to launch an automatic 335i off the line.
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      07-10-2009, 06:18 PM   #2
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Sport Mode Then Shift Into 2nd with triptronic at Max RPM. Always works for me best this way.
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      07-10-2009, 06:20 PM   #3
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While in DS brake boost up to 1800-2000 rpms.. then let er rip..
Ofcourse this isn't the best for the car, but it gets the job done..
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      07-10-2009, 06:26 PM   #4
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While in DS brake boost up to 1800-2000 rpms.. then let er rip..
Ofcourse this isn't the best for the car, but it gets the job done..
waste of tire thread.
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      07-10-2009, 09:04 PM   #5
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      07-10-2009, 11:41 PM   #6
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rofl LOL I was gonna say u could put it in nuetral and have two of your friends push your car then drop gear :P
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While in DS brake boost up to 1800-2000 rpms.. then let er rip..
Ofcourse this isn't the best for the car, but it gets the job done..
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waste of tire thread.
Only if you rev it too high.. This is how I launch, it gives you an extra jump above just flooring it. Ofcourse you have to do some trials to see where your cars/tire/tunes sweet launch spot is. But once you have it, there is a nice advantage to using that method.

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      07-12-2009, 10:47 PM   #9
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for all you guys who do not brake boost at say 1800 + rpm, when was the last time you won a race at a stoplight or a 1/4 mile track ? (note that mini vans do not count).
... also note i do not condone street racing.

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Sport Mode Then Shift Into 2nd with triptronic at Max RPM. Always works for me best this way.
many people find it better to shift at approx 6,500 rpm - not redline

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floor it and let the car do the rest. Auto right?
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While in DS brake boost up to 1800-2000 rpms.. then let er rip..
Ofcourse this isn't the best for the car, but it gets the job done..
This works best for me too
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first if u have an automatic and u dont break boost off the line your an idiot. Its basically the same thing as the MT guys dumpin the cluth. Sorta. All u gotta do is spool the turbos. Second if your worried about tire tread DONT RACE. Third make sure traction control is completely off. That means hold the DCT button for 5 seconds. And i shift at 6300-6500 rpm. I dont hold it til 7k or so.
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Thanks for all of the responses people.

And no this is not for street racing. It was a friendly bet between my coworker (IS350) AND I (335i), but we will make sure we do it on a track.

It's not worth loosing my license or worth hurting innocent people.
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many people find it better to shift at approx 6,500 rpm - not redline

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Absolutely, you're at your peak power before you redline.
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Thanks for all of the responses people.

And no this is not for street racing. It was a friendly bet between my coworker (IS350) AND I (335i), but we will make sure we do it on a track.

It's not worth loosing my license or worth hurting innocent people.
LOL i actually saw this happen in front of me this past weekend, the 335i smoked the IS ...

glad to hear that you are keeping it on the tracks where it belongs and not on the streets ...
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