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09-07-2012 10:29 PM
Red Jay 918 way off from the thread i was expecting....
09-07-2012 10:10 PM
blank102
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Originally Posted by AugustBlade View Post
I just recently purchased a FF SE, and I've never driven a car with a dual clutch transmission before...my question is, unlike normal manual transmissions, do I have to press the clutch down all the way to the floor when shifting, or can I just press it down to the catching/power point?

Thanks for any help! Love the car ;)
I call BS.
09-07-2012 06:46 PM
lscrx Is this real life?

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09-07-2012 06:24 PM
Elizabeth
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Originally Posted by AugustBlade View Post
Really!? The salesperson kept telling me how the new transmission was a DCT...so, it's just a standard manual transmission?
That is HILARIOUS!!
I have to say that saleman was a frickin' IDIOT.
09-07-2012 12:38 PM
lyonsroar is this thread really happening?
09-07-2012 12:22 PM
DayGlow No the salesman was telling you to not granny shift and to double clutch.
09-07-2012 10:40 AM
AugustBlade
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
The manual transmission is a standard single clutch MTX-75 built in Germany. This has a single clutch pedal and can be driven in a manner consistent with a plain manual transmission.

The "automatic" transmission is a dual clutch automated manual transmission where the car's transmission control computer controls the shifting and the clutching, but maintains the direct connected feel to the driveline of a manual transmission rather than a sloppy fluid coupling/ torque converter to get in the way.
This really clears it up for me, thanks!
09-07-2012 09:26 AM
F'nClassy Don't forget the secret button you also have to push...
09-07-2012 09:06 AM
suss6052
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Originally Posted by AugustBlade View Post
Really!? The salesperson kept telling me how the new transmission was a DCT...so, it's just a standard manual transmission?
The manual transmission is a standard single clutch MTX-75 built in Germany. This has a single clutch pedal and can be driven in a manner consistent with a plain manual transmission.

The "automatic" transmission is a dual clutch automated manual transmission where the car's transmission control computer controls the shifting and the clutching, but maintains the direct connected feel to the driveline of a manual transmission rather than a sloppy fluid coupling/ torque converter to get in the way.
09-07-2012 09:03 AM
wilsonfocus86 ...then there is a 4th pedal too.
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