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Old 04-25-2008, 02:44 PM   #10

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Interesting idea, but why would anyone want that on a stock production vehicle? I've heard of doing it as a modification. Is it difficult/expensive?

Originally Posted by radz282003 View Post
That sounds cool and all, but if you have to shift manually, why not just have a manual?
Torque converter, if you like that sort of thing. I like it in a truck, not so much in a car.

I'd prefer a transmission that had a mechanically connected gearset so there was less loss and more power applied to the rear wheels. I'm down for whatever way makes a quicker car
DSG meets your requirement and is faster than manual.
Removing weight has surprisingly little effect on fuel economy
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