The Papi Express

In this entry, the fix is also in for 6spd owners. The variant of the carbon driveshaft for the OEM and E9x M3 manual transmission converted M5s gets fitted to the 2x V10 M5 drift taxis from

I doubled down: the SMG3 is damned no more. In this entry, I record a video clip and document my driving impressions with the YFCM carbon fiber driveshaft in a caricature that only SMG owners will resonate with: the anticipation flexes.

I take a dive into the SMG: what makes it uber fast, harsh, atrocious, and totally awesome.

Should we all give up and swap manuals - and keep chasing the DCT hopes and dreams?

I've compiled the preliminary checks, while-you're-in-theres, recommended hardware and installation notes along with final validation checks to fit the the carbon driveshaft to your SMG3 and 6spd V10.

My goal: making the V10 CSL that never made it to production.

I lay down the objectives, blueprints and get to trials and errors.
I help you save money on everything you need for your V10 M5 & M6.

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