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Old 04-23-2002, 12:29 PM   #1
Chris Stein
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Default Clarifying function of 5zigen twin mode clutch

The following is excerpted from the description of the 5Zigen Twin Mode clutch on the Takakaira web site (http://www.takakaira.com/php/template.php3?id=185&cat=2).

This excerpt gives the impression that the Twin Mode converts to sequential shifting in addition to automatically actuating the clutch:

"Depressing the switch turns the system on, and the transmission will act like a clutch-less shifter, where each push of the gear knob will raises a gear, and each pull of the gear knob will knock down a gear."

On this assumption, I was all set to lay out the $$ so I called 5Zigen-USA who provided me with the name of an authorized dealer - Motorsports Dynamics in CA.

Henry Chung of Motorsports Dynamics first asserted and later confirmed that the Twin Mode ONLY performs the clutch actuation. The driver still shifts using the original H pattern - no sequential shifting.

His email response is as follows:
i spoke to the people in japan, as well as my friend who has used the system, and both parties confirm what i have already told you. that is the twin mode clutch system only operates the clutch engagement/dis-engagement by use of an electrically controlled switch. I am sorry for the
mis-leading explanation on the taika-kaira page, but that information is totally incorrect.

If anyone has any substantive information to the contrary, I'd be interested in hearing about it. Otherwise, I hope that this saves others some time and effort in following up on the Twin Mode, only to find out that it isn't a sequential shifter.

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Chris
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Old 04-23-2002, 12:53 PM   #2
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Good to hear confirmation, but I've always assumed it was still using the standard H pattern. Kinda like the new clutchless shifting MR2 Spyder.
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Old 04-23-2002, 08:41 PM   #3
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hrm...still its quite an appealing system. i wonder if its still possible to double clutch with the system on
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Old 04-23-2002, 11:58 PM   #4
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No. All it does is make your clutch system electronicly-controlled. So in stead of pressing the clutch pedal, you press a buttom and hydrolic pump pushes the slave cylinder.

So you will have 2 master cylinders. One regular - pedal controlled and the second one is electronicly controlled.

Hope this makes sense. That info on Taka Kaira is wrong.

-Alex
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