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Offline gtdperson

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DSG how does it work?
« on: 17 February 2017, 10:31 »
Hi

Please could someone tell me,if the DSG gearbox on the GTD has paddle shifters behind the steering wheel as standard?

Also, does the DSG on the GTD have launch control? Thanks

Offline fredgroves

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #1 on: 17 February 2017, 10:51 »
Yes and yes

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #2 on: 17 February 2017, 12:39 »
Also, does the DSG on the GTD have launch control? Thanks

It's also utterly pointless.

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #3 on: 17 February 2017, 12:45 »
Worms...tin of!

Offline vw spur

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #4 on: 17 February 2017, 17:47 »
The GtD has launch control??
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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #5 on: 17 February 2017, 18:27 »
Yes it's all part of the dsg box... It's pointless but...

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #6 on: 17 February 2017, 18:39 »
Yes it's all part of the dsg box... It's pointless but...

Isn't it pointless on a car full stop? Who cares about how quick a car can launch besides boy racers?
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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #7 on: 17 February 2017, 19:18 »
It's great fun to try in an R once in a while. As close to that "shooting down a runway" feeling you can get without going to an airport.
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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #8 on: 17 February 2017, 19:39 »
So, back on topic, very basic answer is that the dsg gearbox has two shafts, one carrying the odd gears and one the evens, each with it's own clutch. The box cpu tries to ensure that each shaft has the next required gear engaged so that, when that shaft's clutch engages and the.............

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Re: DSG how does it work?
« Reply #9 on: 17 February 2017, 20:44 »
It's great fun to try in an R once in a while. As close to that "shooting down a runway" feeling you can get without going to an airport.
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