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      02-14-2013, 06:25 PM   #10
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Just slip the transmission into sport mod then use the paddles to select and keep 8th gear (in any drive mod)

Originally Posted by noka View Post
Slightly OT: I assume it's normal for maximum gear to be "7" in Sport Mode? If I use the paddle to shift to 8, it just drops back down to 7 after one or seconds. Not sure why BMW would do that but I Googled and also saw a comment on I guess if you want economy on the highway, you just switch to Comfort mode.
2013, AW, xDrive35i, M Sport Package, Technology Package, Dynamic Comfort Package, Premium Package, 3M Clear Bra, Euro foglight switch, a few coded fixes