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Old 08-18-2014, 12:58 PM
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

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It doesn't have a "kickdown" in the traditional sense, but if you're cruising and stab the throttle, your trans absolutely should drop a gear. That's one of the characteristics of the automatic transmission, if it just stayed in said gear it may as well be a manual trans. If I'm rollin along and punch to WOT, it drops down 1 and sometimes 2 gears to take off. If I go to only 80% or so, it barely climbs until it gets to the top end of the gear, then it's making good power again. If yours never downshifts under heavy power request, I'd check that cable and confirm that you're actually achieving WOT. Or just use the auto stick and have fun with it, either way man, just my .02...
It *does* kick down when I stab the pedal. I think what was happening was the driveshaft "hump". My foot was getting stuck on it.
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Old 08-18-2014, 02:40 PM
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Any issues with the UBJ's on yours? Mine sit at a pretty bad angle but now it's riding on moog adjustables. I still have a small clunk from somewhere tho....


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No, they (would) clear the stud fine, I cut the end of the stud off a while back when I was still running the powder coated Orbiteks though because the larger tires wouldn't clear w/o a small spacer. When I switched to the Moabs and BFG's they would've cleared fine if I still had the stud intact. Remember that the distance between stud and tire will never change so even 1/16" of clearance is gtg.
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Old 08-18-2014, 02:42 PM
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It *does* kick down when I stab the pedal. I think what was happening was the driveshaft "hump". My foot was getting stuck on it.

Haha, seems reasonable... So you weren't lacking power per se, you were lacking actual throttle travel? So it's behaving as it should now that you can actually get in the go pedal?
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It *does* kick down when I stab the pedal. I think what was happening was the driveshaft "hump". My foot was getting stuck on it.
Thats funny
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Thats funny
Well not a LOT, but the tach does drop...

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Haha, seems reasonable... So you weren't lacking power per se, you were lacking actual throttle travel? So it's behaving as it should now that you can actually get in the go pedal?
Well... There's still a *huge* lag @ 30 (unless I manual shift).
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Well... There's still a *huge* lag @ 30 (unless I manual shift).
Mine does that too and i am working a solution to it
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Mine does that too and i am working a solution to it
God speed!
Oh, and keep the price low....
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God speed!
Oh, and keep the price low....
Thats a challenge tho. Especially if the answer lies in tune. But i think i can do things to lessen the effect. But its not cheap
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Thats a challenge tho. Especially if the answer lies in tune. But i think i can do things to lessen the effect. But its not cheap
Ok, then it's gotta be easy, so even I can do it!
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Thats a challenge tho. Especially if the answer lies in tune. But i think i can do things to lessen the effect. But its not cheap
That's the Hypertech thing, right?
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Re: What did you do to your WK today?

At thirty it seems to like sluggishly make it's way up I told Jeff I hate HATE that about the 3.7 there is times where it seems like it chokes on a gear and can't pick up unless you floor it
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