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The Elio Automatic Transmission

Discussion in 'Elio Drivetrain' started by Floyd, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. Ty

    Ty Elio Addict

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    This isn't an automatic. It'll shift through the gears like a manual transmission. I would be surprised if the shifter didn't come with a +/- button on the right to control gear selection like a paddle shifter. You should be able to hit something like "M" which will keep the current gear unless you hit the +/-.
     
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    Maurtis Elio Addict

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    That is similar to how the AMT in the older model Smart worked. The "Pure" model had a +/- shift lever position you could use if you wanted to "manually" shift and the "Passion" model had paddles on the steering wheel.
     
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    Coss Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    That's so you can play "F1 race car driver"! :D;)
     
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    Well, you are positioned in the F1 racing spot, like a McLaren F1. ;)

     
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    Coss Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Perfect; we'll write EM and tell them to add it to marketing "Elio, the Autocycle that give you the feel of an F1"
     
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    Why is it a LOT of people can't indicate a BRAKE part right on a lot of forums.
    I see so many people spelling BRAKE as BREAK?
     
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    Haha, words are hard. Updated for you Willie, my spelling skills and dyslexia occasionally kick in
     
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    Wife's got a 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee right now. Haven't had any issues with it rolling in 'Park' [yet], but did just receive an alert/recall to bring it in to have the FI cross-over manifold checked. Apparently many were damaged during installation and crack while you're driving down the road causing an engine fire. :eek: NOT GOOD!!
     
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    Maybe you should join "DAM". Mothers Against Dyslexia
     
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