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Old 02-23-2014, 03:18 PM   #1
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New to Tiptronic transmission

I have a 2003 S, 23,800 miles, with the auto transmission. I don't want to abuse the transmission due to my ignorance of how to drive it in manual mode. Should I let off the gas when shifting up and down or just hold the accelerator steady?
Any education would be welcome. This is the first Porsche I have owned and I'm still in the "awe" stage of the machine.

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Old 02-23-2014, 03:28 PM   #2
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The tip won't let you do anything stupid try down shifting to 2nd going 100 and it won't let you haha.
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jake's right. it won't let you do anything that would damage the engine or transmission.

if i'm downshifting to pass, i keep my foot on the gas. if i'm downshifting because i'm slowing down i lift.

upshifting i don't lift from the gas.
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I have a 2003 S, 23,800 miles, with the auto transmission. I don't want to abuse the transmission due to my ignorance of how to drive it in manual mode. Should I let off the gas when shifting up and down or just hold the accelerator steady?
Any education would be welcome. This is the first Porsche I have owned and I'm still in the "awe" stage of the machine.
How about some pics of the awe machine. Doesn't exist if there are no pics.

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