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      04-25-2012, 01:09 AM   #1
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Found this Video on the web! so exciting!
F30 328i rocks!
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      04-25-2012, 09:57 AM   #2
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Nice! I'm assuming manual transmission?
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      04-25-2012, 10:06 AM   #3
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assumed that as well, looking good!
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      04-25-2012, 11:16 AM   #4
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      04-25-2012, 06:38 PM   #6
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He should have already been in the drift before the turn noobs.
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      04-25-2012, 10:11 PM   #8
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He should have already been in the drift before the turn noobs.
?can you show us how this should be done in the correct way?
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      04-25-2012, 10:13 PM   #9
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Makes me want mine even more!
haha still waiting for mine to arrive around june!
I've got the 8sp auto.... can we do that in manual mode??
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      04-25-2012, 11:21 PM   #10
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haha still waiting for mine to arrive around june!
I've got the 8sp auto.... can we do that in manual mode??
You can do it with an auto. Just keep it in a lower gear when you're in sport mode. 2nd is usually the gear you wan't to be in. I've drifted autos before, and you have to turn in hard and floor it to initiate a drift. Since you're not working the clutch, the only thing you have to deal with is throttle control. You won't be able to take it really wide because you'll be losing too much power to be able to sustain the drift. You can't clutch kick to keep the wheels spinning, so your best bet is to take narrow turns and try not to go too wide.

I would advise practicing in an open space away from any other vehicles or people so you can find the car's limitations as well as your own. Safety first.
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      04-26-2012, 12:09 AM   #11
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You can do it with an auto. Just keep it in a lower gear when you're in sport mode. 2nd is usually the gear you wan't to be in. I've drifted autos before, and you have to turn in hard and floor it to initiate a drift. Since you're not working the clutch, the only thing you have to deal with is throttle control. You won't be able to take it really wide because you'll be losing too much power to be able to sustain the drift. You can't clutch kick to keep the wheels spinning, so your best bet is to take narrow turns and try not to go too wide.

I would advise practicing in an open space away from any other vehicles or people so you can find the car's limitations as well as your own. Safety first.
I've owned a 350GT..AKA G35 before, with the V6 and auto....all I can do is...spun it
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      04-26-2012, 12:32 AM   #12
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It can be hard to do, I know I've done my share of skidding and swerving trying to drift in an auto, but it is possible.
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      04-26-2012, 01:18 AM   #13
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?can you show us how this should be done in the correct way?
Yes I can.
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      04-26-2012, 02:27 AM   #14
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Yes I can.
show us then! I've tried but still not yet figure out how to do so>.<
I think many members here will benefit from your contribution
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Drifting?
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^At first I was bored, then I lol'd.

Or this one.
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^At first I was bored, then I lol'd.

Or this one.
My bad. Fast Fwd to the 1:00 mark.

Here's another take.

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