Ford Mustang Forum - View Single Post - Hill Descent?
Thread: Hill Descent?
View Single Post
post #3 of (permalink) Old 06-25-2010
wannapony
PONY Member
 
wannapony's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2010
Location: Tulalip
Posts: 328
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by 08DarkCandyGT View Post
I see a few posts about running the autos with the hill descent on and getting better performance. Is this true and why?
I thought I read somewhere that it raises the shift points (presumably would help when climbing steep hills), and locks out 6th gear. But owners manual says all gears are used, so not sure about the lock out.

I may use it for city driving to get the higher shift points. The baseline trans feels like it wants to keep the engine revs super low, presumably their way of getting best gas mileage. Also, doesn't the trans adapt to your driving, so you can teach it to have higher shift pts?

Don't have my car yet, so can't give knowledgeable answer - which never stops me from talking anyway.

2011 GT Coupe - candy red, auto, all the options
Mods - Roush supercharger, FRPP Sport axle-back mufflers, Forgestar CF5 gloss black staggered wheels
wannapony is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome