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Old 11-30-2011, 04:37 PM   #72
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Originally Posted by SydneyRoo View Post

*science not guaranteed
Agreed! There are always going to be issues with a first year car. I've got 2k on mine and the mileage is awesome, the ride is comfortable, the handling is great, and the shifts are smooth (except first starting out from a dead stop, when some shuddering occurs), and occasional harsh down-shifts when the Tranny realizes that it up-shifted too soon. I think these issues can be addressed easily - someone put in higher octane gas and reported no early shift shudder after doing so, might try that. I get none of that when I use the Select Shift, so I might just use S1 away from stops and pulling out then shift to "D" after she's going a bit. Nice car - I got a "Wednesday Car" BTW 10/19/2011!
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