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Can someone please settle an argument -

Which mode changes up quicker, Eshift or full auto mode?

Does the "power" button have any effect on how quick the Eshift changes?
 

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My opinion as an 01 e-shift owner: you can't time the upshifts better than the transmission, so upshifting yourself can only hurt acceleration. The "power" button does nothing more than increase the sensitivity of the throttle pedal, there is no performance benefit whatsoever, you just reach WOT faster.
 

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I also feel like the transmission shifts faster on it's own.
 

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I used to feel the same way, and think that at WOT , regular drive would be faster than Eshift. But a few passes down the 1/4 mile proved that theory wrong. My best time w/o Eshift was 15.717 @88.01 , and using eshift I managed a 15.535 @ 89.88, and 15.585 @88.97 (over-revved 3rd).
 

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rubley said:
My opinion as an 01 e-shift owner: you can't time the upshifts better than the transmission, so upshifting yourself can only hurt acceleration. The "power" button does nothing more than increase the sensitivity of the throttle pedal, there is no performance benefit whatsoever, you just reach WOT faster.
Agreed.
 

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This all depends... Are these stock cars? There are things you can get to help smooth out the shifting.
 

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IS300STeeZ said:
This all depends... Are these stock cars? There are things you can get to help smooth out the shifting.
I'm running a fully decatted exhaust + induction.......what should I be looking to do?
 

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You can smoothen the shifts with a 12v grounding kit like the one from Teck. But, if you have a decent amount of power, you could get the TBKO Electronic Shift Kit and that would give you responsive shifts up to I think 320 rwtq (they claim on their site). If you have a pretty significant amount of power, you might want to go with a valve-body upgrade such as the one from SRT, TBKO, or Toyomoto. Hope this helps.

62betty said:
I'm running a fully decatted exhaust + induction.......what should I be looking to do?
 
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