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      12-29-2008, 08:27 AM   #15
Mark II
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Originally Posted by E92Fan View Post
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.

Originally Posted by E92Fan View Post
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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