Is the F1 tranny as reliable as the traditional manual? I assume, just like the BMW SMG system, both Ferrari manual and F1 use the same tranny, so quality and reliability of the parts should be the same. How about the electronic and software part of the F1 system? The reason I am asking, is that there are many cases of SMG problem with BMW E46 M3, not the hardware problem, but all software/electronics problem, such as it shfts from 2nd to 5th straight skipping 3rd and 4th, etc. I personally will not own a SMG M3 once it is out of warranty period, but still the repair cost on BMW is no where near high as Ferrari. So, in general, is the F1 system in Ferrari trouble free? If disregardnig price difference and the driving experience, only based on reliability alone, would you guys prefer F1 or manual?