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View Poll Results: Do you drive mainly AUTO or MANUAL[paddles]
AUTO 23 23.71%
MANUAL 50 51.55%
50% Auto / 50% MANUAL 24 24.74%
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Old 9th May 2017, 01:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Do you drive mainly AUTO or MANUAL[paddles]? (POLL)

Hi R35 fans,

Do you drive mainly AUTO or MANUAL [paddles]? (POLL)

I find I mainly drive in AUTO, and find myself throttling the gear changes down, if I want to quickly accelerate.. and really only using the paddle's, if I'm in a lot of twistys, and pushing the car on.

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Always manual for me - have no idea what gear the car is going to give me at a juntion in auto, seems to have a mind of its own
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Auto work with 'R' selected on transmission most of the time, but I do like to blap along in Manual also.

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Old 9th May 2017, 01:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Auto for me but most of the driving I do is motorways.
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Old 9th May 2017, 02:16 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Mainly sits in neutral but on the occasions where I do let her out of her box it's manual all the way!!
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Old 9th May 2017, 03:15 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Manual for me.
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Old 9th May 2017, 03:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 9th May 2017, 04:00 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Manual at all times as I like to use engine braking rather than the brakes.
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Old 9th May 2017, 05:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Auto round town, manual for the twisty stuff - which is all too infrequent these days
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Old 9th May 2017, 05:46 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Wow, I'm genuinely shocked, having a car like the R35 and driving it in auto is unfathomable to me, each to their own of course.

To me, the DCT makes the car, instant manual gear changes enable me to become one with the car, I feel it like it was part of me, controlling the back end wiggles with the paddles, not to mention the glorious noises up and down the gears. To me, in auto it's a completely different experience, lazy, sluggish, unresponsive big lump and boring.
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Old 9th May 2017, 05:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 9th May 2017, 06:36 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Always drive the car from cold in manual and I use to switch to auto once the car warmed up, but as I'm driving the car less and less these days I tend to leave it in manual
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Old 9th May 2017, 06:37 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Manual anytime im not on the motorway and just cruising.
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Old 9th May 2017, 06:42 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Auto in town or traffic otherwise manual RRR!

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Manual for me there's far to much shifting in auto


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Old 9th May 2017, 06:58 PM   #16 (permalink)
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I always drive auto until it's warmed up. Plus auto if in traffic which as in London is often.
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Some people saying auto in town, but that's one of the fun parts to use manual, just blipping it down to 1st at junctions and scaring the pedestrians Then wopping away in 1st and burbling along at 3k rpm in 2nd, lovely
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Old 9th May 2017, 07:01 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Manuel warms it up quicker auto on motorway or cruising what can I say I love to make noise with the meister R
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Some people saying auto in town, but that's one of the fun parts to use manual, just blipping it down to 1st at junctions and scaring the pedestrians Then wopping away in 1st and burbling along at 3k rpm in 2nd, lovely
You are so antisocial.. don't forget the pops and bangs map
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You are so antisocial.. don't forget the pops and bangs map
Hehe, that's not for me but I do like hearing it on other cars
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