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    Posted: 14-Nov-2014 at 17:58
I'm not sure if it does it with the engine off. And I usually use the full pedal when I am getting onto the highway. I am not talking about pushing the car to its top speed, just top acceleration.

I realize I am one of the only people pushes thier own car to the limit. But what's the point of having the power if you aren't going to use it.
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  Quote srdavis872 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 14-Nov-2014 at 23:45
Most automatics have a "kick down switch" mounted under the gas pedal. The gas pedal will depress until it hits the switch, then will require a bit more force to engage the switch which forces the transmission to downshift as much as possible.
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  Quote Superman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15-Nov-2014 at 01:10
Originally posted by KenBIII

I usually use the full pedal when I am getting onto the highway. I am not talking about pushing the car to its top speed, just top acceleration.

I guess it's different for automatics but if I push full pedal in 2nd and 3rd while getting on the interstate, I'll be doing 100 mph before I realize it.
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  Quote KenBIII Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 02:34
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Originally posted by KenBIII

I usually use the full pedal when I am getting onto the highway. I am not talking about pushing the car to its top speed, just top acceleration.

I guess it's different for automatics but if I push full pedal in 2nd and 3rd while getting on the interstate, I'll be doing 100 mph before I realize it.

The AT will do it too, probably more deceiving since I don't have to shift. I just push it all the way down and hold it for a little bit till I hit 80 or the speed of traffic.
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  Quote Superman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 05:17
I'm wondering, would one of those newer fast shifting double clutch multi geared transmissions from an Audi fit the W8??
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  Quote Superman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 06:58
Originally posted by srdavis872

Why not just get an iPod interface ... but you can get one for the oem head unit, and have control of the ipod/iphone through the head unit, and stream pandora or any other internet radio.
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I'm using a iPod adapter device from Dension ... My specific model isn't made anymore, but this appears to be its successor: http://www.dension.com/product/gateway-lite-bt-gbl3xxx
Okay, y'all have my attention now that I'm not getting the AppRadio at this time as planned. I have installed Pandora on my iPhone 5 and like it. What are my options for the iPhone interface/dock/connection? I'm wanting something that looks as OEM as possible.
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  Quote KenBIII Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 09:46
I am using the adapter from Marc, and other than having an aux cable coming into my center arm rest everything looks and is stock.
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  Quote Superman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 09:50
What is "Marc"? More info please.
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  Quote KenBIII Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 11:11
I bought Marc's (long_w8) gateway from Dension
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  Quote Superman Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16-Nov-2014 at 12:03
Okay, thanks. Does anyone know if that is the only option or is there anything else?
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