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post #15 of (permalink) Old 07-28-2014
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Originally Posted by kawik99 View Post
As far as performance auto is the way to go. There is a reason why top dragsters are auto

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Don't they they use air-shifted automatics that are tuned to shift at a specific RPM? The reason is for more consistency. Drag racing automatics are also built to reduce parsitic power loss through the drive train. Finally, aren't most drag racers using 2-seed transmissions?

I personally don't see why Ford would not offer the GT500 with an automatic, except for the possible reason being that it would significantly reduce HP at the rear wheels.

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