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post #8 of (permalink) Old 03-15-2006
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Originally Posted by ts3096
If you are talking about the same clutch-less style trasmission that I am, you can't use it on the street. A clutchless transmission, like a Liberty, G-Force or Doug Nash, used for drag racing can not be up shifted without completely stopping the car.

The only other type of "semi-automatic" transmisison that I know of are the pneumatically shifted trannies, they use a button like in Indy cars or a paddle in most street cars that use them, but you normally only find them in the high end porsches, lambos or ferraris.

Ford Mobility teamed with Tiger Racing to develop one adapting Aston Martin's Clutchless transmission.

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