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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #15 on: 05 October 2017, 19:08:10 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....
You'll never be in TC lockup around town, hence inefficient.
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #16 on: 05 October 2017, 19:09:15 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....
If by 'always in the right gear' you mean forever changing up regardless of rpm/boost etc... then yes, they're always in the right gear ::)
They also hold the gears longer than you would in a manual, and you canít footle around at 11-1200 revs like I used to in my manual astra. When driving gently, my auto box is always between 1500-2200 and changes up or down between those ranges.
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #17 on: 07 October 2017, 11:46:25 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....
If by 'always in the right gear' you mean forever changing up regardless of rpm/boost etc... then yes, they're always in the right gear ::)
They also hold the gears longer than you would in a manual, and you canít footle around at 11-1200 revs like I used to in my manual astra. When driving gently, my auto box is always between 1500-2200 and changes up or down between those ranges.

Paddles?
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #18 on: 07 October 2017, 11:59:01 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....


they're in whatever gear the programmer decided is the correct gear for NOW. But it's a reactive mechanism, so you can't rely on it being in the correct gear at the right time. You can decide to hold onto a low gear for longer than is normal because you judge that it will be needed; an automatic can't.
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #19 on: 07 October 2017, 12:01:01 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....
If by 'always in the right gear' you mean forever changing up regardless of rpm/boost etc... then yes, they're always in the right gear ::)
They also hold the gears longer than you would in a manual, and you canít footle around at 11-1200 revs like I used to in my manual astra. When driving gently, my auto box is always between 1500-2200 and changes up or down between those ranges.

Paddles?
Not auto then, is it?
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« Reply #20 on: 07 October 2017, 13:53:00 »

I couldn't give 2 hoots about economy. If I could, I'd have a small shitbox ;)

Autos always hammer urban mpg...


They do...but in theory they should do better than a manual, as they are always in the right gear....
If by 'always in the right gear' you mean forever changing up regardless of rpm/boost etc... then yes, they're always in the right gear ::)
They also hold the gears longer than you would in a manual, and you canít footle around at 11-1200 revs like I used to in my manual astra. When driving gently, my auto box is always between 1500-2200 and changes up or down between those ranges.

Paddles?
Not auto then, is it?

Yes it is.....manual override of an automatic gearbox.

My car is an 8 speed auto with paddles. :)

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« Reply #21 on: 07 October 2017, 14:18:34 »

Yep..manual override.....not auto.
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« Reply #22 on: 07 October 2017, 14:53:42 »

Yep..manual override.....not auto.

Manual override of an 'automatic' gearbox.

The gearbox is automatic.

It's really not that difficult to grasp. ::) ::) ::) :)
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« Reply #23 on: 07 October 2017, 16:41:40 »

Yep..manual override.....not auto.

Manual override of an 'automatic' gearbox.

The gearbox is automatic.

It's really not that difficult to grasp. ::) ::) ::) :)
I have an automatic washing machine, I donít take bits out and give them a quick rub mid-cycle.  :)
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #24 on: 07 October 2017, 16:45:59 »

 ;D ;D ;D ;D
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« Reply #25 on: 07 October 2017, 17:59:49 »

Yep..manual override.....not auto.

Manual override of an 'automatic' gearbox.

The gearbox is automatic.

It's really not that difficult to grasp. ::) ::) ::) :)
I have an automatic washing machine, I donít take bits out and give them a quick rub mid-cycle.  :)

My wife owns a washing machine......and a cooker.
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #26 on: 08 October 2017, 22:26:02 »

Somehow it's 250% full, I'm clearing it out  :y

Whats that your dpf? Sounds like another vw scandal on the way  ;D
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Re: FAO Tunnie
« Reply #27 on: 08 October 2017, 22:28:58 »

Somehow it's 250% full, I'm clearing it out  :y

Whats that your dpf? Sounds like another vw scandal on the way  ;D
;D ;D
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« Reply #28 on: 08 October 2017, 23:40:02 »

Donít have a VW any more  ;)
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