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How cute...😜 Seriously, the RTD looks pretty sweet.

I'm really thinking of adding an AAF to my e60 6mt. So glad I moved my CAE to my e30. I even let the e60 roll out a little and didn't use all my revs...Grabbing food with my daughter today:

Wow! 😁👍
 

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^Looks really long. Girlfriend has to be happy...but what about the wife?
 

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I went with a 3.91 about 10 years ago because I still wanted to chew up the miles on road trips. Had the chance to go to a 4.10 a coupe years ago, when I went to a 4.10 in my e28m5, but chickened out for the e60.

I figured I didn’t need two m5s with 4.10s.
 

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I went with a 3.91 about 10 years ago because I still wanted to chew up the miles on road trips. Had the chance to go to a 4.10 a coupe years ago, when I went to a 4.10 in my e28m5, but chickened out for the e60.

I figured I didn’t need two m5s with 4.10s.
Awesome thanks for the input. I will probably just enjoy it in its stock form until I get beat by a e63 lol. im coming from an abarth 500 so yeah its plenty quick on the low end for me rn
 

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I have always used the 545 E60 or Z4M shifters, I am surprised to see everyone suggests the Z3. Has anyone use the others (they are also less expensive). The throws have been measured by several and the reduction in the before mentioned are less (and if you want shorter height, they are also shorter in terms of upper length)
 

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I have always used the 545 E60 or Z4M shifters, I am surprised to see everyone suggests the Z3. Has anyone use the others (they are also less expensive). The throws have been measured by several and the reduction in the before mentioned are less (and if you want shorter height, they are also shorter in terms of upper length)
After about 10 years, I'm about to swap out my 1.9L z3 shifter for an AKG Motorsport shifter and CAE DSSR for my e60m5. The z3 1.9L has the "correct" bend for the e60. At one point, I concurrently had the same 1.9L z3 in my e28m5, e39m5, and e60m5. After 150,000 miles of the z3 setup on the e60, I needed a refresh of all the parts. Now, my e60 will be closer to the AAF shifter in my e28 and CAE shifter in my e30.

This is what is going into my e60m5:

I plan to have my fabricator fab an OEM illuminated shift knob, shorten the shaft, and use my alcantera shift boot -- and keep an OEM+ feel/look.
 

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Thanks @Fiftytwoeighty , the bends have always been the issue with cross compatibility. Having a big chunk of the "old school" BMW generations I have been fortunate to not have bend issues with the z4m shifter, I use the 545 when I dont mind height (such as my E39 M5)

Note - will research the AKG for my track car!
 
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Note - will research the AKG for my track car!
Well...for your track car, the AKG is about as simple as it gets. It's billet. It's simple! A few of the SE30 guys run them in their race cars.

SE46 guys are running AAF in their race cars:

and some just started running Kematic Speed:

This is the AAF in my e28m5:
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And CAE in my e30 (pardon the messy wiring harness :rolleyes:):
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Now that I’m becoming more proficient with my 3 pedal driving, I’ve noticed a decent amount of rev hang going from first to second and a little bit from second to third. I’m not sure if this is something on my end or what but wondering if anyone else has experienced this with the E60 M. Maybe a lighter flywheel could help, maybe not.
 

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