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Old 11-12-2003, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by sergiok
Yes, SMG won't let you shift through a turn! The lateral G sensors know if the car is going through a turn and it won't let you shift. Very smart indeed!

From what I can tell, he was braking to get into the infield section but screwed up the heel-toe downshift thus locking up the the rear end. Ouch!
Well SMG certainly would have allowed a shift in the Viper's situation...what it won't allow is a downshift that will exceed redline and blow the engine, thus locking up the wheels.
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