Recent Topics
Is radius rod same thing as sway bar
by Vikas
10/24/14 11:35 AM
window tinting: outside or inside
by friendly_jacek
10/24/14 10:11 AM
NYC police officer injured after hatchet attack.
by dave1251
10/24/14 10:11 AM
Triumph Herald
by Stelth
10/24/14 09:43 AM
I have a Royal Purple filter on since 1/29/2013
by cutter
10/24/14 09:37 AM
Conoco Philips 5W30 synthetic blend in Honda Gen
by lexus114
10/24/14 09:32 AM
Home AC condenser fins
by ARB1977
10/24/14 08:27 AM
Havoline OAT Coolant substitute?
by dan87951
10/24/14 08:00 AM
Pennzoil Spring FRN changed! Codes invalid
by Scott_mi
10/24/14 07:59 AM
Wix 57202 filter: 9k miles over 3 years
by dnewton3
10/24/14 07:19 AM
New computer build
by Colt45ws
10/24/14 07:18 AM
Stabil 360
by RamFan
10/24/14 06:34 AM
Newest Members
Dumy, SethTanner, mrfitz, 69P, newbull87
51678 Registered Users
Who's Online
97 registered (Apollo14, aquariuscsm, 95MarkVIII, 901Memphis, ARCOgraphite, 55Test, 4 invisible), 1860 Guests and 228 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51678 Members
64 Forums
221145 Topics
3496221 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 5 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5
Topic Options
#3428798 - 07/18/14 09:10 PM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: wing0]
friendly_jacek Online   content


Registered: 05/04/03
Posts: 5365
Loc: southeast US
Yep, people are stupid. I've seen too many posts on various forums about "slipping" CVT. Dealers saw a lot of that too and the car makers decided to dumb it down to the lowest common denominator. Welcome to the future, LOL.


Edited by friendly_jacek (07/18/14 09:10 PM)

Top
#3428835 - 07/18/14 09:42 PM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: SteveSRT8]
expat Offline


Registered: 05/12/09
Posts: 3834
Loc: Canada
Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8
Originally Posted By: d00df00d
They could, sure. It's just that the majority don't. Steve's "as they are currently delivered" caveat is important here. wink


Exactly, as this is an area of intense research and innovation. I am a big believer in new tech and my thoughts are that when we need something technology becomes available.

I can't wait to see the new stuff coming...


The first CVT's in a cars back in the 1950's had a button on the dashboard that would enable engine braking.

I can't see adding the feature to modern cars being a problem.

I wonder what the cost/saving (to a manufacturer) is for a CVT over a 8 speed Automatic?

Top
#3429658 - 07/19/14 09:40 PM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: wing0]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29197
Loc: NJ
_________________________
2014 Mazda 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#3429743 - 07/19/14 11:26 PM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: buster]
friendly_jacek Online   content


Registered: 05/04/03
Posts: 5365
Loc: southeast US
Bunch of nonsense. the prius "CVT" is not cone and belt.

Top
#3429905 - 07/20/14 07:30 AM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: wing0]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29197
Loc: NJ
_________________________
2014 Mazda 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#3430013 - 07/20/14 09:55 AM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: wing0]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29197
Loc: NJ
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2630794

CVT is winning over long time manual fans.
_________________________
2014 Mazda 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
#3430055 - 07/20/14 10:26 AM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: buster]
SteveSRT8 Offline


Registered: 10/10/08
Posts: 15143
Loc: Sunny Florida
Originally Posted By: buster
http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2630794

CVT is winning over long time manual fans.


Yes. This is an excellent example of correct programming. If the things works well and shows promise enthusiasts will embrace it. Note that in that thread there are folks confused about throttle programming issues. Most folks just don't get how important these things are, even more so than hardware IMO.

I'll be very interested in how it responds to engine mods for more power and tuning mods that reduce torque management...


Edited by SteveSRT8 (07/20/14 10:30 AM)
_________________________
"In a democracy, dissent is an act of faith."
J. William Fulbright
Best ET-12.79 @ 111 mph
4340 pounds, Street tires
Just like we go to Publix

Top
#3430083 - 07/20/14 10:58 AM Re: CVT with shift sensation [Re: wing0]
buster Offline


Registered: 11/16/02
Posts: 29197
Loc: NJ
^ right, that's why I keep bringing up Subaru. It's a game changer IMO. First CVT in a high performance application. The Forester XT in sport # is great also.
_________________________
2014 Mazda 3 S GT AT - OE oil
2003 Forester XS 5spd - M1 0w40

Top
Page 5 of 5 < 1 2 3 4 5