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      01-16-2009, 03:32 PM   #23
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As to the engine braking, when the car rev matches, it doesnt remove all of the power instantly to make the transition smoother I believe, so that engine doesnt brake the car like it would in a regular manual. I could be wrong, but thats what i've felt when I have driven cars that rev match.
wow. look, before knocking on a technology to make a process simpler, you should really understand what the process actually is.
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      01-16-2009, 03:42 PM   #24
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wow. look, before knocking on a technology to make a process simpler, you should really understand what the process actually is.
I don't know man. I hate my power windows, power steering, radial tires, turbochargers, air conditioning, and ABS
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      01-16-2009, 03:45 PM   #25
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I don't know man. I hate my power windows, power steering, radial tires, turbochargers, air conditioning, and ABS
yah, but at least you know what those things do! maybe? air conditioning is when you clean the air that goes into the engine, i definitely dont need that. thats what filters are for!
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      01-16-2009, 04:00 PM   #26
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I just can't get over how ugly that C-pillar is to me! Why couldn't they just keep it looking the same as the other generations of the Z? The rev-matching thing looks cool, but it's kind of like the hill-assist in our BMWs, it kind of takes part of the challenge of driving a standard transmission away.....
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      01-16-2009, 04:03 PM   #27
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I just can't get over how ugly that C-pillar is to me! Why couldn't they just keep it looking the same as the other generations of the Z? The rev-matching thing looks cool, but it's kind of like the hill-assist in our BMWs, it kind of takes part of the challenge of driving a standard transmission away.....
except you cant turn hill assist off. and besides, the c-pillar actually does harken back to older generations of the z. or did you mean to say, just the 350z generation?
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except you cant turn hill assist off. and besides, the c-pillar actually does harken back to older generations of the z. or did you mean to say, just the 350z generation?
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they have one at the dealer where i bought my 350 and they're asking for $46,000 for a touring with auto.
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they have one at the dealer where i bought my 350 and they're asking for $46,000 for a touring with auto.


I went and looked at them again yesterday. They have 5 sitting outside with bird poo all over them. Loaded touring with auto was 39K and some change???

Black/black six speed 38K and some change.
I would bet they will discount too.
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Here is a sport pkg 6 speed I found. For $33,740. Bang 4 Buck!
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I plan to test drive one. I think the rev-match MT sounds very interesting and I wonder how good it is. I've seen the videos posted here at e90post, but they mostly suck at showing me the rev-matching in action. I'd like to see and hear it working, just a few shifts up and down. Someone bring a camera guy along with them when you test drive, will you? For example, what about shifting while braking, will the computer still rev-match correctly? Or what about 6-3 or other hard shifts?
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I just can't get over how ugly that C-pillar is to me! Why couldn't they just keep it looking the same as the other generations of the Z? The rev-matching thing looks cool, but it's kind of like the hill-assist in our BMWs, it kind of takes part of the challenge of driving a standard transmission away.....
The new rear quarter window tries to emulate the look of the original 240Z, which is why the C-pillar looks more chunky.
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thats a sick 240z. srly.
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