View Single Post
#65: 10-25-2012, 06:38 AM
Dbl_D718's Avatar
Title: Contributor
Rank: Donating Member
Location: Peoria, IL
Car: 2007 spec.B
Posts: 643
iTrader: (7)
Send a private message to Dbl_D718 Find all posts by Dbl_D718 Reply With Quote
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.
MODS: PW TMIC, Cobb catted DP, HKS cat-back, AVO filter, Bren e-tune; Konis/Epics, Advan RCII