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View Poll Results: What MODE do you drive in the most?
Do you do most of your driving in "D" 109 50.46%
Do you do most of your driving in "S" 74 34.26%
Do you do most of your driving in "M" 33 15.28%
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:13 PM   #43
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No shame in that.

I had to show John Hennessey how this all worked back in the day when the cars were first deliverd. We made a run down the 1/4 mile track in D when I noticed he didn't know about S so we had to make another run and improved the time by a couple tenths.
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:52 PM   #44
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Especially once its tuned
I'm a scary cat, and won't do a tune.
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:17 PM   #45
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I'm a scary cat, and won't do a tune.
L99 is a whole new beast after a tune Aaron. It was literally a night and day difference just with the way the transmission acted after the tune.
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:32 PM   #46
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I don't have an S on mine...so D mostly. Occasionally if I'm feeling like having a little fun, I'll put it in M
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:34 PM   #47
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I'd say 70% M and 25% S and 5% D. Ya that sounds about right.
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Old 06-22-2013, 07:37 PM   #48
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I don't have an S on mine...so D mostly. Occasionally if I'm feeling like having a little fun, I'll put it in M
You have S (Sport Mode) when you put the shifter in M the S that appears on the DIC before you hit a paddle is S mode, you have to actuate one of the paddles before you are actually in M.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:12 PM   #49
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For me it's 90% in Sport mode ... I never use the paddles, as good as GM did programing the trans I think it best to just let the computer do the work. If I want to row gears, I jump in the SS ...
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:49 PM   #50
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80% S, 20% M when I feel like having some fun. I never drive it in D though.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:03 PM   #51
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Ever since I put in my Solo exhaust the D mode is about as responsive as the S mode. I have been keeping it on S more lately as I seem to notice a slightly better fuel usage than D. Nothing scientific to it but it's the perception that matters. I will say that in S mode I can always use the buttons to shift manually and rev higher.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:16 PM   #52
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To me tapshift has no performance wise purpose.

It's totally useless on the track, but if you get a kick out of using it around town then great. Just not for me.
Track or strip? I've found it very useful on the track.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:19 PM   #53
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I'm a scary cat, and won't do a tune.
I done did one. Car picked up .5 a second in the 1320.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:25 PM   #54
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I don't have an S on mine...so D mostly. Occasionally if I'm feeling like having a little fun, I'll put it in M
Put your shifter in "M". If you don't touch the tap-shifters and start moving, there should be a "S" to the left of your digital odometer.
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L99 is a whole new beast after a tune Aaron. It was literally a night and day difference just with the way the transmission acted after the tune.
Maybe once I'm all outta warranty and what-not I'll go this route if I still have it. A possibility will be to slap a Maggie on it too...then hafta tune. LoL! Just saw David's (Marine1991) LS3 conversion, I think he's up over 460RWHP now. I bet that's nice in M-mode.
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Old 06-22-2013, 09:40 PM   #56
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I done did one. Car picked up .5 a second in the 1320.
I like the front-end conversion you got. Did you do the LS3 conversion, or headers/tune/etc? I wanna see how the new SMOG program is too before I mess with headers.
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