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Old 04-29-2014, 07:21 PM   #11
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The linelock is electronic and works through the tcs and uses other sensors. Its supposed to have a shutdown built in using the yaw sensors and such if things suddenly get squirrely.
If I can find the tech article again I'll post it.
Actually the specific situation the guys and I where talking about was based on an actual occurrence where someone was using there line lock on public streets and got rear ended hard, rather than getting squirrely and just launching into something.
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Old 04-29-2014, 07:46 PM   #12
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Actually the specific situation the guys and I where talking about was based on an actual occurrence where someone was using there line lock on public streets and got rear ended hard, rather than getting squirrely and just launching into something.
I'd like to see the police report on that one.
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:26 PM   #13
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Old 04-30-2014, 07:51 AM   #14
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I just got back from Fabulous Fords Forever where they had the new Mustang on display. Ding, Ding, Ding.....Ford has another winner. Looks very muscular in person. Just standing around listening to the general buzz and comments, people seemed to be really pumped. They had a silver GT there. IMO, if a car can look good in silver, I can't wait to see one in some of the more interesting colors. Also nice to see some cool Foci too.
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I see there being a warranty disclaimer when using the LL feature.
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Definitely. Dealerships probably already see a lot of blown engines and transmissions on cars with bald rear tires, but now they'll be able to download proof from the car's own ECM that you were abusing it. Warranty? Ben Dover.
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They're offering it as a feature though. Its equipped from the factory to do burnouts.

I don't see how they can deny warranty for using factory equipped items.

That would be like denying a stereo warranty claim of a button not working, simply because you pushed it.
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Remember the launch control and the Nissan GTR?

I'd bet there will be some disclaimer. But remember that in conjunction, they are also endorsing drag racing the car.


But line lock is basically only for guys who don't know how to do a burnout in the first place. So I can this going bad real quick. Cus remember, in 'Merica a smokey burnout = POWER.
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But line lock is basically only for guys who don't know how to do a burnout in the first place. So I can this going bad real quick. Cus remember, in 'Merica a smokey burnout = POWER.
Or for people who actually race their car and prefer to do burnouts the easy way...

Either way this is likely no different then all the track app stuff and the track key and whatnot. The warranty doesn't cover racing the car, so if you were found to be racing it won't be covered.

And since there ain't much use for a line lock outside of racing...I doubt it'll be covered for anything.
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