Downshift computer

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Re: Downshift computer

Postby revsin » Sun Jul 31, 2016 9:30 pm

Rope-Pusher wrote:VW Beetle had this ages ago....or at least the original version of this.


That is too cool, I love this sorta thing.

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Re: Downshift computer

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:31 am

IMBoring25 wrote: This is the same challenge the dual-clutch transmission designers face because you lose the advantages of the dual clutch if the transmission doesn't have the correct gear pre-selected. They build in throttle position, rate of acceleration, and even whether you're braking to decide if you're likely to upshift or downshift next. It's even trickier for you since you can block-shift, which a dual-clutch can't.

When having ONLY two clutches just doesn't cut it anymore,......
Honda gearing up for 11-speed triple-clutch transmission?

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Re: Downshift computer

Postby theholycow » Wed Aug 24, 2016 12:11 pm

Make that manual and I'll finally want a Honda...put in 3 clutch pedals and shifters, finally something to keep me busy!
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Re: Downshift computer

Postby Rope-Pusher » Wed Aug 24, 2016 3:00 pm

theholycow wrote:Make that manual and I'll finally want a Honda...put in 3 clutch pedals and shifters, finally something to keep me busy!


5 pedals, three levers and a steering wheel....when will you ever have time to chew your cud?
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