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Old 08-30-2012, 11:06 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by zippy75 View Post
Seems like that would be really annoying to have it jump about three gears every time you get on the gas.
For the record, if I really want to pass someone in the SVT, I'll drop to 3rd..

And agreed on the Powershift being mostly a problem with public perception and lack of proper education for/by salespersons... "It's jerky at 1/2 mph! It rolls backwards! It downshifts funny! I was told it was an automatic! It's the devil!"
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