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Old Thu, Jun-23-2016, 02:55:47 AM   #61
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Default Re: Sport Button in E46 M3, What does it do?

It isn't too hard to learn the throttle with sport button, daily in cowboy boots, for the past 2 years every time i get in the first thing i do after start up is press dsc off and sport button, then s6, probably past 5000 miles.. no drivetrain failure or cog light (appeared once at dragstrip after repetative launch then went away).

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Default Re: Sport Button in E46 M3, What does it do?

Why don't you change the setting to have the Sport button on at all times so you don't have to activate it each time?
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Why don't you change the setting to have the Sport button on at all times so you don't have to activate it each time?
i'm sure there is coding that would allow for that.
i agree with other posters, i don't like the sport button, was a marketing gimmick more than anything.

on other cars it can change the exhaust note, throttle inputs, shock perimeters...
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i'm sure there is coding that would allow for that.
i agree with other posters, i don't like the sport button, was a marketing gimmick more than anything.

on other cars it can change the exhaust note, throttle inputs, shock perimeters...
I hardly ever used it - just press down further on the throttle and you get the exact same effect. I was thinking more of cowboybootsm3 because he says he uses it each and every time he ever turns on his car

at that rate, it would save some time to code it in
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Default Re: Sport Button in E46 M3, What does it do?

I never use it. Why?
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Again, just like several of you have proved and myself: it's going to be nothing but a $hitshow until our science is to the height to which we can prove something's there and the time it gets there.

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Default Re: Sport Button in E46 M3, What does it do?

this : https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e...earbox/1pbC7XJ

Seems to be saying that sport button engages a fancy feature called FDC driving dynamics control system that involves the SMG transmission.
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this : https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/e...earbox/1pbC7XJ

Seems to be saying that sport button engages a fancy feature called FDC driving dynamics control system that involves the SMG transmission.
That's in non-Ms.
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