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Old 11-09-2003, 12:04 PM   #11
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The SVTs don't have advancetrac? My car doesn't have ABS?
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Old 11-09-2003, 04:50 PM   #12
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Thats what I said... If you don't have ABS then you don't have traction control either correct! This is beacuse you probably live somewhere where the winter package isn't "standard"! Who cares though! Doesn't matter or anthing!
SVT doesn't have YAW control just T/C which control forward power only! ABS controls the negative power!
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Old 11-09-2003, 06:48 PM   #13
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Living in Canada I personally love the winter package. Every day so far this month I've used the heated seats on the way to work in the mornings. I've also plugged in the block heater before bed...nice having warm air coming out of the vents on a cold morning and not having to wait 'till the car warms up. As far as traction control is concerned you just have to get used to launching the car with t/c. If you launch it just right the t/c won't kick in on fast take offs. A little too much throttle though and the t/c kicks in and it feels like the engine cuts off. I am planning on getting a s/c or turbo next year and think the t/c might be helpfull with the additional horsepower.
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Old 11-09-2003, 11:09 PM   #14
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or a bigger pain in the butt! I as well love the heated seats... Never use the block heater as I have a garage! Oh well....
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Old 11-10-2003, 09:14 AM   #15
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The SVTs don't have advancetrac? My car doesn't have ABS?
All SVT's have ABS. None have AdvanceTrac.

Hope that helps.
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Old 11-11-2003, 06:29 AM   #16
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my winter package was heated seats and heated mirrors.. that is it. I don't have a block heater. Traction control was extra and required abs.. which was extra. I am kicking my self in the ass every time I think about no ordering advance trac :( would have loved to have the rear disk brakes
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Old 11-11-2003, 11:43 AM   #17
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okay... You don't have a EVT so this doesn't apply to you .... Go back to the regular foci postS!
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Old 11-13-2003, 06:10 PM   #18
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i havent noticed the t/c as hindering anything, this thing is not a tire scorcher. I had a totally worked 2000 gt with gears and all the goodies before this. that was a tire spinning machine, it chirped fourth easily. funny thing is, ive run it with and without t/c on at the track, and never lost more then .05 in the 1/4. 13.65's with it off 13.72's best time with it on. on colder track days, the t/c runs were quicker with street tires Only thing i noticed about this car is it does not respond well to banging shifts off, the torque is not there to recover from shifting hard enough to chirp the tires. The shift from 1st-2nd needs to be smoother with more throttle tip-in to catch the revs. entering the next gear as close to 4000 rpm is the ticket with this thing, watch how much your revs drop if you jam it and chirp the tires. my rx7 tt was like that, you drive it like a motorcycle, not a mustang. It FEELS like youre going faster because the car rears back, but im sure at a track its loosing time.
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Old 11-13-2003, 08:44 PM   #19
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Hey what do you mean! I have chirped in 3rd gear at 40 mph on dry pavement!
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despite my previous stance that traction control makes the car seem like it has limited slip, I was way wrong. I raced a tarus SHO and shifting from 1st to 2nd, I got good wheel spin and the traction control kicked in and I fell on my face. It totally shut me down for acceloration.
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