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Old 07-26-2014, 08:58 AM   #19
VADER SS L99


 
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Drives: 2013 A6 GT 5.0
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Originally Posted by wakespeak View Post
1. SS model should = FE6; RS should = FE4.
2. Recaros option
3. Buyer option to pay gas guzzler tax to allow for non-AFM manuals, and/or "performance" transmission and rear end ratios.
I agree with this.
Of course the SS model should get the LT1 with 7 speed manual or 8 speed auto. Auto should get the same engine as the manual, not a truck engine like the 2010-2015 cars. Buyers should also be able to pick from a variety of gear ratios even if they force a GG tax. Same type of thing should have been done on the 5th gen. Buyers should have had the option to get the LS3 with a auto transmission and pay a GG tax as well as 3.70 to 3.91 gear ratios for both transmission types. AFM can be turned off by the driver with the new LT1 so no need to have a non AFM car though.
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BLK/BLK 1SS/RS Ordered 11-01-2009 Took delivery 12-22-2009. Heads/cam/converter/bolt ons. SOLD Feb 2015 to fund 6th gen LT1 SS with 8L90E.
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