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#65: 10-25-2012, 05:38 AM
 
 Dbl_D718
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Originally Posted by ShadowImg View Post
I've found if you find yourself reaching for 1st while moving, you've probably actually mean to be pushing in the clutch and coming to a stop.

edit: Don't recall if 07 have SI-Drive, think they don't, but for people who have it, rev matched downshifting in I-Mode is an effort in futility because of how lazy the throttle response is. You have to stand on the gas to blip the throttle.
Yeah I can't hardly get into 1st unless I'm almost at a stop it seems, so I can't see ever doing a 3-1 shift.

But yeah '07 has SI drive too, and I know what you mean with throttle blips in I mode. I've found that I get better mileage in S# anyway, so I rarely use I mode.
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