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Old 10-16-2007, 10:56 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by Shinobi View Post
Its easy to use a manual shift knob in an automatic. You have to pull real hard to remove the auto knob (watch your head!), and then just screw on the manual one. There is no button, but you still have to depress the brake to move it out of Park. And No, if you're driving you can't jam it into Reverse. I was reading some technical info on the trannies and its all electronic, so past a certain speed, it doesn't allow it.

I have had this Hamann knob on for years now. It matches the interior nicely and has a sportier look. I use Manual mode 99% of the time and have never had a problem.
my dumbass friend was goin 60 in his 325Xi and went from D to R and the tranny was like in neutral, the engine just revved.

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