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    Wrong Way Around???

    Is the Tiptronic function on my car the wrong way around or are they all like that. The + movement is towrds the front of the car, and the - is to the back. Surely that should be the other way around?!? A natural action when accelerating would be to pull BACK on the lever to go up the gears, and under braking it would be easier to PUSH forward on the gear-stick? I'm sure that racing cars have it that way!?!

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    No idea but the sequencial gearbox on a Clio Cup racer is the same way round, push forward to go up the gears.

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    all like that i'm afraid.

    whoever designed it had obviously never played sega rally or daytona (or just not played it enough [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif[/img])

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    My absolute pet hate!

    BMW and Mercedes changed it over about 5 years ago, but Audi being Audi probably never will.

    I am going to take the unit apart at the weekend and see if it can be swapped, I just can't use it like it is.

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    Nice work Gizze, be sure to take a few pics, if it works I'll follow suit.

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    easy to change, just swop the wires around, hey there you go ? red to red, black to black blue to f##k

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    I will have a bash tomorrow, I did it on my 5 series a few years ago, I had one of the first E39's with steptronic and they had the +/- the wrong way round andd I swapped that over.

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    can you let me know how you get on cos i may change mine too!

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    Re: Wrong Way Around???

    [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/swear.gif[/img]!

    I knew there was something I was going to do today.

    I will look tomorrow.

 

 

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