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      01-16-2014, 06:40 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by HighlandPete View Post
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.

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Same here in the 328i - I think it's done 5th to 2nd before but I don't kickdown often. But due to the free-revving nature of our engines, it is milliseconds to 6k isn't it! The diesel's don't exactly hang about though do they...
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