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      05-03-2011, 11:01 AM   #25
Tom K.
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Drives: '07 328iT, '13 Boxster
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I've owned 5 MT BMWs since 1997, all with the CDV intact. While I drive "briskly", I don't track my cars and tend to be gentle with the clutch. For all of the Bimmers, neither shifting nor clutch life has ever been an issue with my E46 clutch still behaving perfectly when traded at 97,000 miles.