Re: [DMCForum] Paddle Shifters
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Re: [DMCForum] Paddle Shifters



Quaife do paddle shift conversion on the UN1 which suits out manuals.
Expect $$$

The only reason the term "flappy paddles" was coined was because nobody
has made one that anyone who knows how to drive, actually likes.

To clarify, a "flappy paddle" box is a manual transmission where the
clutch and gearchange are all done "by wire" and not to be confused with
a semi-auto.

Of course the new VW twin clutch boxes are the best of both worlds

Martin

Cory wrote:

> DMC Forum,
>   I have been wondering, and since people out there have done pretty
> cool things to a DeLorean, im wondering. Can you put a Paddle Shifter
> or as the Brits say "FLappy Paddle Gearbox" on a DeLorean?
>   The cars i will use as examples will be an Aston Martin DB9, and its
> Big brother the Vanquish S . On the DB9, the gearbox is a semi
> automatic, it can handle the power just fine in transitions and holds
> the power just fine. When shifting the transition is smooth, unlike the
> Vanquish S which is a little jerky when shifting gear. However the
> difference between the two cars, is the Vanquish S, its gearbox is
> hooked to an automatic.
>   Now, i guess you would have to switch out the transmissions, because
> you cant use the stock tranny. Is there a kit out there that allows you
> to do the conversion? Im just curious, and i think it would be awsome
> if someone did it.
>
> Hasta,
> Cory C.





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