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I think this is the only car ive owned where 3rd gear feels like it pulls harder than 2nd. If im in 2nd doing around 40 mph and then push it to the floor, it feels like a moderate burst of power comes on. However when im in 3rd at the same rpm it instantly pushes the car a lot harder. Like there is a significant amount of power that comes on instantly.

Anyone else feel this? Im guessing our 2nd gear is a bit too tall?
 

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1st & 2nd are over so fast anyway, I don't think it really matters.. Then again, I don't really have anywhere to 'stoplight drag' would be opponents in my small town. Most of my spirited cruises are on the twisty's off the main highways, 3rd & 4th gear see the most throttle for me. Blew the doors off some tool trying to roll coal on me, two corners down the road, he was nowhere to be seen..
 

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I always take off TC and ESC when I drive and it feels 10x's better!
 

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i take off tc too but what is esc?
It is the stability control. You hold the traction control button until ESC gets turned off. I do not personally recommend it as it can be dangerous if you're not expecting a skid.
Interating i didnt know that. What exactly is the difference between tc and esc?
 

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Interating i didnt know that. What exactly is the difference between tc and esc?
Traction control will not allow wheel spin at the front wheels when power is to them from the engine (like when accelerating hard in 1st), while stability control will use the brakes/throttle to try and control spin outs and slides (like sliding through a turn in rain, snow etc).
 

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Interating i didnt know that. What exactly is the difference between tc and esc?
Traction control will not allow wheel spin at the front wheels when power is to them from the engine (like when accelerating hard in 1st), while stability control will use the brakes/throttle to try and control spin outs and slides (like sliding through a turn in rain, snow etc).
Ok thanks that makes sense. I see the benefit to disabling tc but not so much esc.
 
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