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Old 09-07-2012, 09:26 AM   #11
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Instead of a "Dual Clutch", "Dual Personality" might be a better name.
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:40 AM   #12
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The manual transmission is a standard single clutch MTX-75 built in Germany. This has a single clutch pedal and can be driven in a manner consistent with a plain manual transmission.

The "automatic" transmission is a dual clutch automated manual transmission where the car's transmission control computer controls the shifting and the clutching, but maintains the direct connected feel to the driveline of a manual transmission rather than a sloppy fluid coupling/ torque converter to get in the way.
This really clears it up for me, thanks!
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:22 PM   #13
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No the salesman was telling you to not granny shift and to double clutch.
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:38 PM   #14
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is this thread really happening?
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:24 PM   #15
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Really!? The salesperson kept telling me how the new transmission was a DCT...so, it's just a standard manual transmission?
That is HILARIOUS!!
I have to say that saleman was a frickin' IDIOT.
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Old 09-07-2012, 06:46 PM   #16
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:10 PM   #17
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I just recently purchased a FF SE, and I've never driven a car with a dual clutch transmission before...my question is, unlike normal manual transmissions, do I have to press the clutch down all the way to the floor when shifting, or can I just press it down to the catching/power point?

Thanks for any help! Love the car ;)
I call BS.
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Old 09-07-2012, 10:29 PM   #18
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way off from the thread i was expecting....
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