Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by graham1 » 09 May 2017 10:46

Hi guys, a quick question here, I've never used an automatic off road before - with my 4.8 auto, if I'm descending a very steep slope, do I use the tiptronic to select 1st and will it keep it in 1st for the whole descent?

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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by Chris Skinner » 09 May 2017 10:59

Hi Graham - yes it will.
The gear you select on Tiptronic is the highest it will change to ie if you select 3 then it uses 1,2 and top is 3. nIf you select 1, then it stays in 1!

By the way - there is a small and easy mod one can do to be able to continue using speed control when you click into Tipronic and visa versa....

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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by Johannes van die See » 09 May 2017 11:30

Chris Skinner wrote:By the way - there is a small and easy mod one can do to be able to continue using speed control when you click into Tipronic and visa versa....
Hi Chris, can you share the info please.
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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by DawidT » 09 May 2017 12:33

I did the mod on my Patrol and it works well. Here is the file - pics and description (Hope it attached and you can read it). If not, give me your e-mail address and I will forward it to you.
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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by Johannes van die See » 09 May 2017 13:34

Thanks, got it
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Re: Please explain how the gearbox work on my tiptronic

Post by graham1 » 09 May 2017 14:40

Chris Skinner wrote:Hi Graham - yes it will.
The gear you select on Tiptronic is the highest it will change to ie if you select 3 then it uses 1,2 and top is 3. nIf you select 1, then it stays in 1!

By the way - there is a small and easy mod one can do to be able to continue using speed control when you click into Tipronic and visa versa....

Great. thanks Chris!
I'll test this out on the weekend.

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