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      03-04-2013, 08:03 PM   #60
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Drives: F30 M-Sport 328i Estoril Blue
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Originally Posted by momo3605 View Post
For you guys with an 8AT, how do you guys get quick acceleration times? I've noticed that if in manual mode and you try and shift near redline, there is a drop of power after 6000rpm and the shift feels slowed. Do you guys shift early to avoid that power drop off?
Manual flappy paddle override. Yes, many acceleration times are conducted with gear changes at or around 6 -6.5k rpm for exactly what you stated.

Trial & error runs as well, which is probably why consecutive times vary.
328i M-Sport, Estoril Blue, Carbon XP 35 Tint, front heated seats, black Dakota, Sports Suspension, Anthracite Headliner, HUD, Pro Nav, Sunroof, hk 600w, Bi-Xenon, 19" 403M wheels, Reversing Camera, DAB+, Xenon, BT Ext Connect. JB4 on Map 2 with Catless DP produces awesome performance in Sport.