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Old 06-23-2005, 12:35 PM
BillP BillP is offline
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TGray5
DO NOT BUY SMG PLANNING TO JUST USE THE AUTO MODE! You will not be a happy camper
Exactly. Here is a description of folks who should get SMG:
* Seek peak performance and sportiness
* Enjoy doing their own shifting
* Enjoy the "cool factor" of SMG
* Occasionally gets stuck in rush-hour traffic or needs to use the phone
* Non-stick-trained driver may occasionally drive the car
* Did I mention, "enjoy doing their own shifting"?

BTW, putting it in sport mode makes the shifts smoother, but it still blows chunks compared to even the worst automatic transmission.


Bill
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