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      11-25-2006, 11:49 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by visor View Post
david06M3,

OK, I see that there are already 2 modes that you can alternate between from the way you describe. But you still have to toggle a switch to get back to your D program, and even then you only have the 2 choices on-the-fly.

What I'm suggesting is a variable mode/program where you can have all 6 (or 10 or whatever number of gradations) modes available at your fingertips via the paddles on-the-fly without toggling a shifter or switch to tell the computer how fast you want to shift on a scale of 1-6 (or 10) instead of either 1 or 5 (as in your case). And the way to achieve this is maybe to have speed/pressure sensitive paddles...
There are eleven choices on the fly. I have been driving SMG M3's long enough to know which programs suit me in "D" or "S" mode. If my preference changes while I'm driving (on the fly), I can adjust the drivelogic to accomodate me, D1-5, or S1-6.
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