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Forum: GranTurismo   Yesterday, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Peterson
In this thread you will find every useful...

In this thread you will find every useful information pertaining to GT transmissions.



=> ZF or F1 transmission in GranTurismo?...
Forum: GranTurismo   06-14-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,762
Posted By Peterson
@BlackMasi...

@BlackMasi (https://www.maseratilife.com/forums/member.php?u=91722) , sorry to hear your gripe. Did you try replacement under warranty? How many Km did you drive it and how much money did you lose...
Forum: GranTurismo   06-12-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Peterson
Or after 90.000 Km.

Or after 90.000 Km.
Forum: GranTurismo   05-15-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,241
Posted By Peterson
Evidence?:ninja2:

Evidence?:ninja2:
Forum: GranTurismo   05-06-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
You should drive an MC Stradale (in manual RACE...

You should drive an MC Stradale (in manual RACE mode) when you have a chance then you will understand why Maserati addressed customers demand for a racier Touring automobile.


Already at the time...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
I get the point regarding 50/50 but I will not...

I get the point regarding 50/50 but I will not argue what weight distribution is better (that warrants another expert thread to discuss why rear/mid-engined cars are better (or not) than...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-03-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
Let's stay on topic. I have given an honest...

Let's stay on topic. I have given an honest assessment of the difference between ZF & F1 equipped cars. The measure for performance is obviously handling on a race track irrespective of whether a car...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-02-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
That's not accurate. The F1 transmission...

That's not accurate.


The F1 transmission was sold in US market in the GranTurismo S variant on 2009 and discontinued thereafter for clutch warranty reasons (American market was sensitive to that...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-02-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
Haven driven BOTH on track and Back-to-Back...

Haven driven BOTH on track and Back-to-Back (First ZF then MC Shift) the MC Shift is the better handling car by a mile!


Haven driven BOTH on the road (high speed run on Autobahn and on twisty...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-02-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Peterson
Owner cannot do it unless he/her has the...

Owner cannot do it unless he/her has the necessary tool (SD2/3 or equivalent). Dealer would have the tool.
Forum: GranTurismo   04-30-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 269
Posted By Peterson
Yep, diagnosis and troubleshooting with proper...

Yep, diagnosis and troubleshooting with proper tool is the way forward. It could be any of many things. Change dealer if they cannot handle it. Assuming battery is at fault and replacing it without...
Forum: GranTurismo   04-30-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,334
Posted By Peterson
I have driven both on the road and on the race...

I have driven both on the road and on the race track and would never consider or recommend the ZF automatic! Two different cars entirely!


1) The F1 has more nimble handling characteristics - due...
Forum: GranTurismo   04-30-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 865
Posted By Peterson
It was introduced with cars built from September...

It was introduced with cars built from September 2015 onwards - at least here in EU.
Forum: GranTurismo   11-18-2016, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By Peterson
As the previous poster says, its so loud...

As the previous poster says, its so loud -compared to US version- due to different engine programming (ignition timing) because of the F1 gearbox applied on the car. There's a thread mentioning this...
Forum: GranTurismo   11-18-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,032
Posted By Peterson
You hear all manner of news regarding the fate of...

You hear all manner of news regarding the fate of the next GT lately. However the following facts can be stated for sure:

There current GT will continue production until at least 2017 (and perhaps...
Forum: GranTurismo   09-23-2016, 04:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,054
Posted By Peterson
Its a QP V spinoff, so a very mature platform and...

Its a QP V spinoff, so a very mature platform and it shows in its reliability track record - especially the facelift models which received engine variator part update.

I myself did 65,000 Km on...
Forum: GranTurismo   09-07-2016, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,583
Posted By Peterson
I have owned a 2009 GTS F1 for 2 years, driven it...

I have owned a 2009 GTS F1 for 2 years, driven it for 65.000 Km (no clutch change, only 20% worn-off during that time) and I can say was totally satisfied and will get another GT SPORT F1 for sure!!...
Forum: GranTurismo   07-25-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By Peterson
Hi Craig, Thanks too for your post and for...

Hi Craig,

Thanks too for your post and for trying not to go off course :-)

Good to hear they didn't put ATF oil on US cars!. In the EU they keep putting ATF oil... and that's what was on my...
Forum: GranTurismo   07-24-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,145
Posted By Peterson
I have owned a '09 GTS with the F1 transmission...

I have owned a '09 GTS with the F1 transmission system for 2 years and during that time put 65,000 Km (~40,000 miles) on it.

Clutch wear at the beginning of my ownership was 80% and at the end 60...
Forum: GranTurismo   06-05-2016, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,678
Posted By Peterson
There is a different thread where this has been...

There is a different thread where this has been discussed here https://www.maseratilife.com/forums/granturismo/80953-mc-stradale-owners.html

They are two VERY different cars (much more than just...
Forum: QP5 2003-2012   05-26-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By Peterson
Will QP V 4.7 Brakes fit on QP V 4.2?

Hello,

Would QP V 4.7 OEM brakes fit on QP V 4.2?

Brakes (with part numbers) in question are;

2x Front brake discs drilled 360 mm (Part number 235318)
2x Rear brake discs drilled 330 mm...
Forum: GranTurismo   05-02-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,647
Posted By Peterson
Maserati...

Maserati (http://www.ownerdocumentation.maserati.com/index.php?lang=en&source=maserati.com&timestamp=1462226798941&hash=5e63ec18c97caadf8596125024bc78d781c23e12)
Forum: GranTurismo   05-02-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,647
Posted By Peterson
That link is by no means a source of truth - go...

That link is by no means a source of truth - go to the official maserati website and open the users manual and find out the truth for yourself.

Also, the link you sent misses some models which...
Forum: GranTurismo   04-30-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,647
Posted By Peterson
They sound different due to different ignition...

They sound different due to different ignition timings (see technical specification in users manual around page 199 depending on which country or language you are looking at). All ZF automatic geared...
Forum: GranTurismo   04-29-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,503
Posted By Peterson
Very few people really understand how that system...

Very few people really understand how that system actually works, the associated car parameters influencing ist operation and how to service the system itself properly. I do not recommend to DIY.
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