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Old 08-04-2018, 12:58 PM
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There's one thing I want my vette to do differently. When you're cruising in 6th and want to down shift to say 3rd; you pop it into sport mode and hit the paddle shifter 3 times... and wait as it carefully goes through the gears. This often means the car down shifts while I'm in a turn instead of just before the turn. Is this something that can be changed with a tune? Can the car just jump to whatever gear you tell it to?

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Yes, a tuner can speed up the gear change for you
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No. Start downshifting a little sooner, it cannot jump gears.
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Also a tuner can not make the car shift faster. He can make it shift harder.
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Also a tuner can not make the car shift faster. He can make it shift harder.
Uh, yeah he can. Shift times are one of the easiest things to modify in the trans tune.
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Also a tuner can not make the car shift faster. He can make it shift harder.
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Uh, yeah he can. Shift times are one of the easiest things to modify in the trans tune.
Hmm... Looks like there's at least some hope then? Guess I'll just have to find a tuner and find out.
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Subfloor is a tuner and he is close to you.
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Uh, yeah he can. Shift times are one of the easiest things to modify in the trans tune.
Can you elaborate on this? Does the stock ECU have a built in delay or something? I know tuners can change shift points, but I didn't know they could improve the speed of the shifts. I had assumed this was a limitation of the mechanical bits, and not something programmed into the computer.
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