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Old 10-02-2012, 10:35 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by st falcon View Post
Oh I know it works...but launch control it ain't...and because it's not a part of the ECM programming, it's def shorting clutch life by a good amount. How much? not enough to stop you from using it as "launch control"....what you guys really need is the ST!
I wouldn't do it all the time anyway. I'm not even sure if I'd done it even once yet, but it was just an amusing theory, Technically the original Nissan GT-R had a launch control system that not only was eating clutches it was destroying the gearboxes, the Ferrari F430's launch control also abused the hell out of the clutch of the sequential single clutch automated manual gearbox, etc.

It does seem like its at least emulating the function of launch control, even if it was a "glitch" in the programming per say.
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