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e/shift and 1st gear

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Damn, why'd Lexus lock out 1st gear!!!!

2 questions to the IS tuners out there -

1. Are any of you working on a way to bypass this? In short, allow us to e/shift into first gear? ECU program, anything?

2. Are any of you working on another possible switch format and/or location? Maybe like a F1 style?

Better button location or maybe a possible
flapper type switch on the column? Something easier to reach coming into our out of a corner and the wheel turned???

Thanks, minor grip I'm sure, then again, maybe it is just me...I guess they just don't
want peps blowing or over revving the engine.

Why oh why didn't I wait for a manual...
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Ahhhhhh.. I REALLY feel you oddball.. I should have definately waited for the 5-Speed too!!!! I went to the dealer to try to trade mine in and they told me I was already upside down about $3k on my lease and I would have to put in another $3k for the down payment of the manual .. dont even try it!!!!
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