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Old 10-25-2008, 05:28 PM   #20
Scooby Newbie
Member#: 22561
Join Date: Aug 2002
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: Westminster, CO
1983 Turbo-10

Default Hill Holder

The hill holder itself is nothing new they had them in 1984. The new thing is that its not mechanical anymore having it be electronic with a computer telling how long for it to hold instead of it kicking on/off (depends on how you look at it) the moment you touch the gas is the pita for me.

Beware though, if you disable it and have a clutch issue in a town with a lot of hills they dealer could have a leg to say they wont warranty a clutch failure.

There are PLENTY of people that think they know how to drive stick that don't. I ride with them on a weekly basis. They complain that the car smells funny, complain the clutch failed prematurely, jam the car into a gear coming down thru gears too fast, etc.
The fact that a syncro had to be added to 1st gear is proof of that. (although I really do like that!).
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