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Kearns16 05-21-2011 06:23 AM

Take off?!
 
Do u guys race with ur slap shift on if so u stay in 5th or jus redline the gears?!

erm 05-21-2011 11:18 AM

I just let mine shift as it normally would under WOT.

Butter 05-21-2011 10:14 PM

When I race I manually shift. My truck has what I call a soft spot when shifting from third to fourth if I just leave it in drive so I hold third to around 5500 then up shift with the slight hesitation it actually shifts into 4th around 6000 rpms.

brad12kx 05-21-2011 11:51 PM

I generally manually shift until the race starts, then I upshift 2-3 gears right away to let the computer do it's thing. I only use the manual shift to remove any hesitation from the start...be it from a stop; a 30 roll; or whatever. I also (usually) hit the ESP button to remove as much traction control as possible when the road is good.

TORMENTOR 07-08-2011 11:15 PM

Do u guys load uP the converter before u launch or go from idle?

chefred112 07-09-2011 01:25 AM

no load..just hit it from idle..if you stall it up torque management takes over and pulls timing (and power)

TORMENTOR 07-09-2011 01:40 PM

Good to know, should have tried a launch from idle last night lol


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