Originally Posted by BMWSKI
Can it really block change from 8th to 2nd?!!!
Certainly so, according to ZF. (I'll find the technical detail). I can't be sure mine has changed from 8th to 2nd but certainly enjoyed the urgency of an instant change to 2nd gear while gently cruising, 6k rpm in milliseconds.
Very aggressive response in the 535i to a fast throttle kick-down.