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Old 03-12-2009, 09:27 AM   #1
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Launch Control on L99?

I have read here and heard from another guy the L99 would have it. But does it really have it?

Does anybody know or possible Fbodfather let us know?

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Old 03-12-2009, 09:36 AM   #2
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the only cars with launch control are the manual SS models (LS3).
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:41 AM   #3
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I thought I also heard from a member here that saw the car in person that Launch Control was available on the Auto...
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that would be news to me. not saying it ain't... but the original plan was for just the LS3s
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:42 AM   #5
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I thought I also heard from a member here that saw the car in person that Launch Control was available on the Auto...
Me too! I do remember someone claiming the auto also had launch control. Not that it matters to me
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:44 AM   #6
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Last I heard it was on the LS3 only.
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Old 03-12-2009, 09:49 AM   #7
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yeah he said tap a button, hold brake while pushing accelerstor and u would take off
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Yeah that is what I was told, but alot of folks say no. I wish we could get a answer from Scott or somebody on this.
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I think its performance mode in the stabilitrak settings. Hold the brake and give a little gas and release brake for a controlled launch. I'll see if I can dig up a post.




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so is there a difference between the launch control and the Stablitrac?
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This is at least one thread that has references on the L99 launch control! Thread #38
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yeah he said tap a button, hold brake while pushing accelerstor and u would take off
what? hold the brake to keep still, push the accelerator to reach desired launch rpm, and tap the trans into first? that sounds a lot like a good regular launch.

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I think its performance mode in the stabilitrak settings. Hold the brake and give a little gas and release brake for a controlled launch. I'll see if I can dig up a post.




heres that post...linkage
according to the dealer training vids, the traction control/stabilitrac system had 4 modes:
TC/SC on - that's the default
TC off, SC on
TC off, SC in sport mode (for track-style driving)
TC/SC off

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so is there a difference between the launch control and the Stablitrac?
yes. stabilitrac helps keep the car on the road around corners and such. launch control lets you mash the gas to the floor & it holds a set rpm until you drop the clutch in 1st. it's for more consistent launches with a manual
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