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  1. Possible to shift smoothly with CDV?

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hi All, I have had my 320ci for just under 3 days now and the quality of the driving experience has exceeded all expectations. It is somewhat strange then to think that there is actually something bugging me with the drive and that is shifting up in the lower gears (1st-2nd,2nd-3rd). The...
  2. E36 Saloon boot wont open smoothly even when gas struts replaced!

    General BMW Discussions
    Hey Guys, I recently bought 2 new boot gas struts for my M3 as I thought the current ones were not working properly - the boot didn't come to a nice gentle halt when opened like the bonnet. So I just installed the 2 new ones and the same happens! I've tried them both ways round but still I have...
  3. 2002 E39 520i - jerky gear change, manual, how to change smoothly?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi all, I have notice that a few people write about the jerky manual boxes of BMW. I personally have never had a car with such a bad manual gear box. Some say its the fault of the Clutch delay valve CDV, some say its the dual mass ply wheel. whatever it is I have a question which might seem...