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Mad Hatter

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hmm.. you could say the same about a street 10spd automatic!!! At least the dark pony has the better Tremec. But its an even heavier car then yours.
 
hmm.. you could say the same about a street 10spd automatic!!! At least the dark pony has the better Tremec. But its an even heavier car then yours.
Exactly!!!
The difference is.. mine is a 35k street mustang .
I was really really hoping to have a DCT or sequential ( like gt4 or gt3) option.
Cause the DH R will be only race car no VIN.
They have the know how from gt500
 

Mad Hatter

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I would have liked to see the tremec XL in the car for track duty. Not a fan of DCT cars to be honest. Might be the faster option but would feel lost without the clutch.
 
I would have liked to see the tremec XL in the car for track duty. Not a fan of DCT cars to be honest. Might be the faster option but would feel lost without the clutch.
Unfortunately is all about what targets. U want to win? A dct or sequential will be always faster.
(Cause u can also brake with left foot)
Wanna be a "purist"? Manual. That is why i think the option of manual and DCT would have been awesome.
 

Mad Hatter

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Its true, for the best lap times, the dct or sequential will be faster. But for W2W, I would perfer manual for any race over 15min. My class is full of dct bimmers and if I push them enough the dct gives out before the end of the race.
 
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Exactly!!!
The difference is.. mine is a 35k street mustang .
I was really really hoping to have a DCT or sequential ( like gt4 or gt3) option.
Cause the DH R will be only race car no VIN.
They have the know how from gt500
Has Ford actually released which trans will be in the S and R? I thought they only released info on the street car DH.
Though the FP350S was manual only so I would assume the same for the DH S/R
 

Frank.JD.Perez

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just give it some time. just cause they announced the manual doesnt mean the auto wont be an option
 
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Well at least they announced it about a year and half in advance so that gives the community 18 months to request that they offer the DCT as an option. I doubt it but at least for a S or R allow the consumer the opportunity to have an add on for DCT. I know that may require some more engineering but could be worth it.
 
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Well at least they announced it about a year and half in advance so that gives the community 18 months to request that they offer the DCT as an option. I doubt it but at least for a S or R allow the consumer the opportunity to have an add on for DCT. I know that may require some more engineering but could be worth it.
I find it hard to believe they developed the TR-9070 DCT for a 2 year run on the current GT500 - there has to be more return on the R&D $’s already spent.
 

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