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    Re: 997 GT3 MKII info from W.Rohrl

    What about an actual sequential stick in a 911? I have raced Porsches with a sequential for years. If the GT3 is supposedly the real 911 sports car, why doesn't Porsche put a real shifter in it?

    Re: 997 GT3 MKII info from W.Rohrl

    u mean racing sequential gear box like in the cup car? i would like that too but for most people that wouldnt be an option since city driving will be a bit of a problem then... take off especially is rathr bouncy and a great dislike for any kind of racing gear box...

    also, these kind of boxes are made to be shifted in high rpm under lots of power. therefore not soo great for every day drinving off track... if they could fit a sequential one and made it a bit more practical for every day i would be interested in it as well...


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    Re: 997 GT3 MKII info from W.Rohrl

    RSA333:
    What about an actual sequential stick in a 911? I have raced Porsches with a sequential for years. If the GT3 is supposedly the real 911 sports car, why doesn't Porsche put a real shifter in it?
    Probably because not too many GT3 buyers would REALLY want, or be prepared to tolerate, a road car with an unsynchronized gearshift whose "life" between overhauls is measured in tens of hours, instead of tens- or hundreds-of-thousands of kilometers / miles? Smiley

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    fritz

    Re: 997 GT3 MKII info from W.Rohrl

    Some road cars, and most motorcycles use actual sequential shifters. The DSG and PDK are not true sequential shifters. Engine life in RSRs and other racing porsches is not primarily a consequence of the transmission. The GT3 is a pretty high reving as it is, and not enjoyed for city and commuter driving by most consumers.

     
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