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    Do you regret your trans choice?

    Like the title says. Do you regret buying a Manual Transmission? an Automatic? or a DCT, PDK, DSG, R-TRONIC? <--(just for Sticky).

    I regret buying an automatic, I find myself driving it in "auto-manual" mode like 95% of the time. It might be faster than a manual in a straight line, but its just not as fun. Sometimes believe it or not, I enjoy driving my wife's manual Scion TC more than my car, even though it's slow as $#@! and it doesn't handle no where near as good as my bimmer. Shifting thru the gears and working that clutch makes the whole driving experience a lot more involving and fun. If I wait for the next M3, or whatever my next car will be, I will be sure to get a manual transmission this time.

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    Wouldn't if I had a GTR with people pushing the aftermarket. Owners of new BMW's are generally pussies.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Wouldn't if I had a GTR with people pushing the aftermarket. Owners of new BMW's are generally pussies.
    So true.

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    No - my specific model came with a ZF 310Z (for 1 year of production, I lucked out) and the getrags that the car came with otherwise explode on stock power. The E34/E36/E46 guys have made out well because our transmissions hold a $#@! ton more power than they should.


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    My only regret is probably not getting a 335is with DCT.
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    i regret buying an automatic... i should have just waited and bought a manual
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    Would've opted for the DCT if they had it back then Click here to enlarge Next car will be a non-vert with 6spd.

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    Love manual tranny.
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    I LOVE MY TRANNY CHOICE, THE BEST ONES COME FROM THAILAND.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DBFIU Click here to enlarge
    I LOVE MY TRANNY CHOICE, THE BEST ONES COME FROM THAILAND.
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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DBFIU Click here to enlarge
    I LOVE MY TRANNY CHOICE, THE BEST ONES COME FROM THAILAND.
    Now that is good.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DBFIU Click here to enlarge
    I LOVE MY TRANNY CHOICE, THE BEST ONES COME FROM THAILAND.
    Haha, now what's with the CAPS?

    Yeah, as much i like the lightning fast changes of DCT, but it's not my type of tranny. Now i have two cars, one has auto and one has DCT.
    Save the Manuals people.

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    I always liked manual transmission. Automatic transmission limits your driving experience.
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