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Old 02-11-2006, 02:53 PM   #1
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Default Gate Shifting not as bad as people think.

I remember the dealer telling me that my car could be gate shifted and will do no dmage to the car as the computer wont allow it. I didnt trust hims so I have never gate shifted but now I just read in my newest issue of Road & Track that gate shifting is harmless and doe little to no wear and tear on the gate.

So my question is do any of you gate shift and if so is the perfomance better then when left in D?

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I remember the dealer telling me that my car could be gate shifted and will do no dmage to the car as the computer wont allow it. I didnt trust hims so I have never gate shifted but now I just read in my newest issue of Road & Track that gate shifting is harmless and doe little to no wear and tear on the gate.

So my question is do any of you gate shift and if so is the perfomance better then when left in D?

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there is no performance gain, because the computer is smarter and faster than you
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I remember the dealer telling me that my car could be gate shifted and will do no dmage to the car as the computer wont allow it. I didnt trust hims so I have never gate shifted but now I just read in my newest issue of Road & Track that gate shifting is harmless and doe little to no wear and tear on the gate.

So my question is do any of you gate shift and if so is the perfomance better then when left in D?

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the dealer might have been confused with the GP GXP as it has the Tap shift

and there is NO performance gain
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