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Old 07-05-2011, 09:14 AM   #6
halfmoonclip
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TitaniumFred View Post
From my experience, it behaves as follows:
  • Will not switch to the 6th gear
  • Computer changes to a more aggressive shifting mode as others have described above
  • If you shift with the buttons, you can not go back to computer shifting unless you move the gear shift lever back into D first
  • Computer will try to anticipate your acceleration demands and hold RPMs accordingly
  • Computer will use engine braking (downshifts) when you apply the brakes
That would make sense from my test drive; I recall it holding to redline when I really caned it, but it shifted less aggressively otherwise.
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