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      01-29-2013, 10:47 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by ovekvam View Post
If that M135i is the RWD, I'm impressed by the launch, considering it was no limited slip differential.
The torque converter will help the launch, the 8 speed ZF box doesn't lock the torque converter until later in 2nd gear.

Obviously a DCT or manual tends to be a bit more abrupt with the torque delivery to the wheels and will be more likely to break traction.