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Launch Control ROCKS!!!

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i started this tread because i was just to exited about discovering i have LC on my car.

calcoupe said:

Hold back the down shift paddle in 1st (foot on brake), the gear indicator will flash and beep, stomp the gas.

OH MY GOD!!!!!

i just tried what you posted in my 03 coupe and i almost had a heart attack when i herd some beeps and the i got the auto light on and a red light that looks like a small Dino chart.

i tested if this was LC and it is...

i put it in sport mode and put the left pedal down and slammed the gas and oh my god the car jumped and changed gears in a way i had never experienced.

i haven't tried it on the 04 coupe but i don't think it will have it. the 03 coupe is my fiance and i drive the silver 04. (i think that the cars are going to have to change)

i want this 03 until i die.

it rocks!!!

i cant even express my excitement i think i have to start a new tread.

- willie


i originally answered a post on another tread and i got a reply explaining that only 02 coupe have LC. we have a 03 coupe and a 04 coupe. i tried to see if i have LC on the 03 coupe and it worked.

it is so, but so cool. the car comes alive and tells you that he is a Italian with racing DNS.

has anyone had some experience with LC?

it would be cool if we can test the difference in speed to 60 or 100 with and without.



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"SPPM" helps when starting from rest on an incline - either in first or in reverse (so typically when parking).
As I understand it it causes the cc system to drop the clutch quicker (engages fully at at lower revs).
Anyone who has tried to reverse the car up a slope will soon discover how much better the clutch works when you engage "SPPM" by pulling down from 1st or Reverse.

I do not use this feature on level ground - but maybe it does buy you a slightly sharper launch (very slightly)?
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