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Old 02-23-2012, 08:39 AM   #76
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Originally Posted by PQ View Post
In the video he says it's accomplished by 'Steging the oncoming clutch of the next upshifted gear before the driver even requests it.

So is that a mechanical change as well? Does the 6L80E have that ability?

He did say it was implemented in the 2012 Camaro, Corvette, and CTSV. He didn't specify the ZL1 or ZR1.

Any thoughts?
It's not a mechanical change. How I understand it is the programming, under acceleration, pre-fills the hydraulics for the next gear (clutch pack). So, whereas before you hit the paddle, the transmission confirmed a gear change - fills hydraulics - shifts gears....now you hit the button and it's already ready to shift.
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