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Old 10-03-2007, 05:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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CDV

I was wondering if anyone has actually heard of this being done and if it really makes that big of a difference?
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:19 AM   #2 (permalink)
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CDV's are for people who cant drive...
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:44 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Out with the CDV, in with the real drivers! If you need a CDV on your car then you need to give it to someone that can drive it
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:46 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I just read an article in Roundel about it. This guy did it to his E46 (I think) and loved it so much that he also did it to his Toyota.
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Why would you do that?
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Old 10-03-2007, 09:49 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Do what? Remove the CDV, or put one in in the first place?
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Put a CDV why would someone do that? REMOVE!
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WHY (ON EARTH) would someone who knows how to drive, EVER do something like this??!

Dunno. S-T-U-P-I-D.
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Old 10-03-2007, 12:11 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Manufacturers put in CDVs because there are many people who can't drive and thus f up their car prematurely. I don't think I have ever heard of anyone installing a CDV on a car that didn't have one.
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CDVs are for people with 50hp vtak stickers!
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Yes, definitely remove it, it made a huge difference on my 540. It was impossible for me to shift smoothly with a CDV installed. Ironic, right?
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Old 10-03-2007, 01:28 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Agreed. rip that shit out.

BMW puts it in some of thier newer cars. Bavarian autosport carries the part to get rid of it.

If I want to dump my clutch, I want to dump my clutch. After my first accident I refuse to buy another car with an automatic transmission. I don't want my car thinking at all. I want my car to do what I tell it to. If I say let the clutch fly I want the clutch to fly. Not think about it and then do it slowly.
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You don't even need a part to get rid of it. Just take off the CDV and attach the line directly to where the CDV attaches.
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Yes, definitely remove it, it made a huge difference on my 540. It was impossible for me to shift smoothly with a CDV installed. Ironic, right?
So it did make a big difference with it removed. I don't know why bmw would make that standard on a manual, some people like to drive their cars.
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