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Old 10-05-2005, 09:05 PM   #11
Mr Paddle.Shift
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Originally Posted by Lay2Low
I hope someone can figure out how to make this work. How much can the tranny really hold before it starts to slip? It just seems wierd that they would slip with a "low" HP and torque, when you see things like mercedes' autos holdin 500+
That's because each transmission has a torque rating. BMW has auto transmissions rated for higher torque, notably those in 7er, 5er, X5 and the Alpina V8 (Z8 based).
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