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Old 06-11-2009, 07:25 PM   #1
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Launch Control?

OK so I was gonna try out the Competition Mode or Launch Control or whatever you want to call it. So I read the manual and do as instructed, but then I chickened out and didn't drop the clutch.

I thought I would ask you guys on here, for those of you who have tried it. You press the TC button twice, it says competition mode engaged, get a little icon of a car leaving skid marks on your DIC. Push in clutch, shift into first and put the accelerator to the floor.

Here's where I get confused: Is the car supposed to automatically stop revving at a certain point? Cause my tach was bouncing into the red and I really did not feel confident dumping the clutch at that kind of RPMs.

Course maybe I am just a chicken..................
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:39 PM   #2
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mine JUST did the EXACT same thing! i got on here to look around for what i was doing wrong! hmmmm...
those who have done it please chime in!

i "think" its supposed to stop reving at about 4K
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:55 PM   #3
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hmmm..... yeah I was like, 6K RPM clutch dump? This can`t be right...........


I also wonder how much traffic this post will get, cause I dont think many people look in this section
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Dang, I have the same issue. The manual sucks at explaining this and the use of the launch control. Or even without launch control when I drop the clutch it smell like the clutch gets real hot real fast. Help
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Old 06-11-2009, 08:56 PM   #5
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Double posted read other post
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Old 06-11-2009, 09:23 PM   #6
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sorry for double post, was not sure where to put this. Feel free to close it
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