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Re: Thinking of purchasing a 540i 6 Need info. (archive)

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Posted by dhalver xeno on July 03, 2000 at 11:51:55:

In Reply to: Thinking of purchasing a 540i 6 Need info. posted by ca on July 03, 2000 at 00:11:28:


: I test drove a 540i 6 for about 10 mins. The Transmission seems very stiff. Iam not sure if that was because the vehicle was parked for weeks or even months at the dealer or if that is the way the tranny is suppose to feel. I am a vetran mannual driver and my opinion of the stiffness is relative to many mannual trans that I have driven. The Japanese are vey smooth.

: Any info would be greatly appreciated.

I've got a 2000 540i spd and don't find the trans to be stiff. My one big complaint is that the gear throws are awfully long...


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