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      01-18-2013, 01:29 PM   #11
Richard Cranium

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Originally Posted by qadhi79 View Post

I must add that this brake launching puts serious strain on the transmission and will shorten the life of your torque converter so do not try this too much..I have read somewhere that this "launch control" activity is logged in M5 and may even void your warranty!
The M5 doesn't have a torque converter so you're comparing apples to oranges when talking about hard launches.

But yes, spending to much time holding the car with the rev's up is not great for the torque converters in a non DCT transmission.