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Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by Charles Ettari, Sep 29, 2014.

  1. Charles Ettari

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    From a full stop can the new auto tranny be selected to start in second gear? It seems I read a review somewhere where they did that to get maximum E.T. at the drag strip.
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    yea its in one of the videos.. select 2nd in manual mode.. then when your locked up and goin move it over to auto mode
     
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    at 4:44 in the video he mentions it

     
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    Perfect. Thanks Abe
     
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    I thought you were going to say the auto was delayed until the second batch comes out.
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    I wouldn't be surprised to hear that. I would say LOL, but it just isn't funny.:cool: It's like going to the park and all the rides are shut down except the teacups.:confused:
     
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    You can get the first allocation just without the supercharger
     
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    Someone on the other forum broke down the final drive ratios on the A8. First gear is equivalent to a 5.88 final drive!!! An engine with this much power and torque really doesn't need that deep of gearing!
     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    That's not funny either! Stop... You guys are killing me here. If I don't get my Hellcat soon, we could see some major temper tantrum here.:eek:
     
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    Relax your baby will be here before you know it :)
     
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    Hmmm I wonder how fun this transmission would be with a high stall torque converter? ;)
     
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    IE:

     
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    Tammie SRT Hellcat Moderator Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

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    That is some serious shiznit! I look forward to hearing how that works for you. Remember, I am counting on all of you to test the limits and add ons then I will take all the good stuff when my warranty is up!:D
     
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    A lot of people don't realize how nasty and fun a built automatic can be with a high stall torque converter. The right setup can hit harder than any speed shift in a manual.
     
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    I hope all you guys (girl) dont forget us on this forum, when you have your Hellcat before us. Dont be too busy roasting Mustangs and Corvettes to keep us up on how your new machine is treating you. I have no Vin yet so I am reserved to the fact that it will be after Christmas for me.
     
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