Originally Posted by debunn
While you're right that it's not as hard as you'd think to learn how to drive stick, there are a couple of issues in this case:
1) A 540i manual transmission is more finicky than your average manual
2) It's only possible to teach someone who wants to learn ;-)
i would say the complete opposite.
I taught 2 people how to drive manual on my old 540i, and they haven't stalled once, and one of them was a girl.
I think that 540i clutch, is way more forgiving than others.
Maybe something is not right on your car, as it is very easy to drive.