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Old 07-14-2011, 07:10 PM   #44
Thermal
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Fan#: 73810
Location: Lorton, VA
What I Drive: 2008 Pitch Black S

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I have the 5 speed in my coupe. A primary reason I bought it. I like the sense of controlling the car rather than pointing it in some direction and letting the car figure the rest out. That's not driving to me. I had the shift points adjusted when I dyno'd it. It was more responsive but I finally got what I was looking for when I installed a 16 oz stainless ball knob from TMW. The knob acts like a counterweight and the shifts are quick, clean and decisive. It has a sports car feel that cancels out the experience of my commute.
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