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      01-19-2013, 05:59 AM   #12

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Originally Posted by Richard Cranium View Post
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.
True, M5 does not have a torque converter and I was only making a point that even cars like M5 do not like such beatings again and again..better safe than sorry