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Dec 14, 4:35pm - #351265 
Using the M-Mode on GTS Automatic?

I just bought a 2000 GTS in Automatic and i'm not exactly sure how to use the Manual Mode...Can somebody help me out real quick???

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Dec 14, 4:46pm - #351266 
You put the transmission into M mode and then use the buttons on the steering wheel to shift up and down.

Read your car manual.

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Dec 14, 4:48pm - #351267 
Originally Posted by IcebergLegendz01
I just bought a 2000 GTS in Automatic and i'm not exactly sure how to use the Manual Mode...Can somebody help me out real quick???


go rent grand turismo and pick manual mode...you'll get the idea. but i have a feeling you'll be disappointed once you climb on your gts


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Dec 14, 5:05pm - #351268 
heheheh ^^^ yup!

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Dec 14, 6:21pm - #351269 
Originally Posted by IcebergLegendz01
I just bought a 2000 GTS in Automatic and i'm not exactly sure how to use the Manual Mode...Can somebody help me out real quick???

lol, i had the exact same prob when i first bought my car last year. it took me like 5 days to figure out that the front 2 buttons shift down like they say and i found the sticker that show where the button to shift up are when i took it to toyota to get it checked out. i thought that there was supposed to be an up and a down on the front. but the upshift is on the opposite side of the steering wheel directly behind the down shift buttons. just do what i did, look behind the steering wheel and they are clearly labeled up. ohh yea and like the others said, gotta have it in M mode for it to work. personally i used to drive my car a lot in M mode but i havent for the longest time, i feel that the car is much faster in drive, just to let you know.


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Dec 14, 6:22pm - #351270 
rofl

How in god's name are you people confused by this? confused

I used it on my test drive. tongue


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Dec 14, 6:28pm - #351271 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
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How in god's name are you people confused by this? confused

I used it on my test drive. tongue


Not everyone is as brillant as you tongue

Then again not everyone gets hit 9 times while parked grin


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Dec 14, 6:29pm - #351272 
Well now they are having a hard time moving the truck from where it is... so they might hit it again and make it an even 10 tonight.


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Dec 14, 8:10pm - #351273 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
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rofl

How in god's name are you people confused by this? confused

I used it on my test drive. tongue


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LOL poor dude wink My moms 300m has a tiptronic type thing (sportshift) where you hit the shifter left and right for up and down. Its fun, esp becasue you dont have to shift down or mess with a clutch wink I never drove a manual before july wiht my new gts, but now when i get in a auto i keep trying to use my left foot smile

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Dec 14, 9:15pm - #351274 
Originally Posted by IcebergLegendz01
I just bought a 2000 GTS in Automatic and i'm not exactly sure how to use the Manual Mode...Can somebody help me out real quick???


Tried redlining yet?


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Dec 14, 9:23pm - #351275 
Wow, ya'll make it sound like the auto on a GTS is harder to drive than the manual, at least in "M" mode. I'd never own an auto, but now I'm curious, and wish I had just test driven an auto to see what it was like.


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Dec 14, 9:35pm - #351276 
i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2... maybe its because i have a broken tranny that makes this loud ass ticking noise every time i'm in reverse...but its not as bad once its been driven for a little bit like when everything gets all warmed up... but yea the manual mode is pretty much teh same as the auto.. at the tracks i hit the same time first using auto then manual mode... on free way its okay but it will never be good as manual... i'm probably gonna swap in a 6 speed in there once i get the money or once my tranny dies... oh i bought my gts used and i didn't kno about the ticking noise until a week later when i first put it in reverse when everythign was cold... But i pretty much stop trying to race with my car i just drive around... my car maybe slow but i think it looks cool... thumbsup

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Dec 14, 9:51pm - #351277 


Originally Posted by andrewgovroom

i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2... maybe its because i have a broken tranny that makes this loud ass ticking noise every time i'm in reverse...but its not as bad once its been driven for a little bit like when everything gets all warmed up... but yea the manual mode is pretty much teh same as the auto.. at the tracks i hit the same time first using auto then manual mode... on free way its okay but it will never be good as manual... i'm probably gonna swap in a 6 speed in there once i get the money or once my tranny dies... oh i bought my gts used and i didn't kno about the ticking noise until a week later when i first put it in reverse when everythign was cold... But i pretty much stop trying to race with my car i just drive around... my car maybe slow but i think it looks cool... thumbsup


My stock GT ran just over 18 seconds so at least your better off. happywink


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Dec 14, 10:15pm - #351278 
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My stock GT ran just over 18 seconds so at least your better off. happywink


wow you hit 18s? but you have manual.. isn't the 1/4 time for manual gt like 16s... my friends matrix xr auto with TRD exhaust and TRD Intake hit 17.4.. he was like right next to me..

what do you hit now with your super charger.. man and i want your 5zigen copse rims..

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Dec 14, 10:43pm - #351279 
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My stock GT ran just over 18 seconds so at least your better off. happywink


wow you hit 18s? but you have manual.. isn't the 1/4 time for manual gt like 16s... my friends matrix xr auto with TRD exhaust and TRD Intake hit 17.4.. he was like right next to me..

what do you hit now with your super charger.. man and i want your 5zigen copse rims.. [/quote]

No I dont have a manual. I bet my TRD shift knob threw you off happywink . I went to the track to compare everything after I got all my mods. Stock I did a 18.2 , with TRD exhaust I did consistent 17.5's, and with the TRD exhaust and AEM CAI I did a 16.8. Mind you it is a lot easier to go down in time the higher the original time is. I am going to go back to the track with the sc in the spring when it opens again to compare the times with the SC time.


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Dec 14, 10:56pm - #351280 
Originally Posted by andrewgovroom
i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2...

i can do better happywink

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Dec 14, 11:01pm - #351281 
Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
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i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2...

i can do better happywink


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Dec 14, 11:07pm - #351282 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
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Originally Posted by andrewgovroom
i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2...

i can do better happywink


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Dec 14, 11:23pm - #351283 
Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
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Originally Posted by andrewgovroom
i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2...

i can do better happywink


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wtf fess up marco...


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Dec 15, 8:56am - #351284 
c'mon say it with me, 6 speed... rofl rofl rofl

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Dec 15, 9:16am - #351285 
Originally Posted by andrewgovroom
i have a sport shift gts.. and let me say its slow espeically on 1/4 mile.. i'd figure its like 1 second slower then a 6speed gts but nope its like 2 seconds slower... i hit a 17.2... maybe its because i have a broken tranny that makes this loud ass ticking noise every time i'm in reverse...but its not as bad once its been driven for a little bit like when everything gets all warmed up... but yea the manual mode is pretty much teh same as the auto.. at the tracks i hit the same time first using auto then manual mode... on free way its okay but it will never be good as manual... i'm probably gonna swap in a 6 speed in there once i get the money or once my tranny dies... oh i bought my gts used and i didn't kno about the ticking noise until a week later when i first put it in reverse when everythign was cold... But i pretty much stop trying to race with my car i just drive around... my car maybe slow but i think it looks cool... thumbsup


an auto gts hit 16.6 with i/e


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Dec 15, 9:20am - #351286 
when i mess with the tiptronic, is seems that just letting it go in auto is actualyl faster then when i do the shifting. Redlines jsut fine by itself. waht the time 1/4mile for a stock gts 6-speed? havent taken mine out yet.

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Dec 15, 9:35am - #351287 
a 6-speed driven well have hit 14.8-14.9 stock


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Dec 15, 9:51am - #351288 
"Using tiptronic is like sticking your dick in the milk machine, it's more efficient, but it's just not as fun" -Jay Leno

(btw, i didn't quote him exactly, I coudln't find the direct quote, close enough though)


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Dec 15, 1:45pm - #351289 
Dont you peaople test drive the cars before you buy?

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Dec 16, 6:05am - #351290 
^^^what does this have to do with anything?
are ya talking abt that because auto is slow so we shouldnt even have bought it? if so, take that thought and stick it back ur own ass...

im really really tired of seeing ppl saying that an auto tranny car should not ever be bought... grow up...

oh, and if you didnt mean this way, im sorry. idunno


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Dec 16, 8:43am - #351291 
i feel ya bro. When i was 16 i got a auto jeep wranger. and everyone was like, man i didnt knwo they even made it in auto. your a discrace to the offraoding world. I jsut said F off. its my car and i will do whatever is comfterble for me. If you are an auto man then good for you smile I have ot say though, now that i have 6-speed i deff am nto getting another auto car though. its jsut so much fun wink

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Dec 16, 6:15pm - #351292 
Isn't "automatic sports car" an oximoron??? One of the finest pleasures of driving a sports car is the joy of shifting gears. Why does anyone buy a sports car with a standard tranny???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????


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Dec 16, 6:22pm - #351293 
Originally Posted by 2nd2nun
Isn't "automatic sports car" an oximoron??? One of the finest pleasures of driving a sports car is the joy of shifting gears. Why does anyone buy a sports car with a standard tranny???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????


80 percent of the people who buy the high end ferraris and lamborghinis (too lazy to look up which ones) buy the automatic versions. Mind you it is paddle-shifting and is faster than the manuals.


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Dec 16, 6:30pm - #351294 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
Originally Posted by 2nd2nun
Isn't "automatic sports car" an oximoron??? One of the finest pleasures of driving a sports car is the joy of shifting gears. Why does anyone buy a sports car with a standard tranny???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????


80 percent of the people who buy the high end ferraris and lamborghinis (too lazy to look up which ones) buy the automatic versions. Mind you it is paddle-shifting and is faster than the manuals.


Yeah but 80% of us can't afford LamBos or Ferraris. Therefore we buy mid-class sports car which don't have Paddle shifting.

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Dec 16, 6:43pm - #351295 
You must own an automatic SLVCELI. People who purchase Ferraris and lamborginis buy them for prestige. We that can afford a mid-class sports cars buy them for the sheer joy of driving and driving an automatic is booooring thumbsdown


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Dec 16, 7:00pm - #351296 
Originally Posted by 2nd2nun
You must own an automatic SLVCELI. People who purchase Ferraris and lamborginis buy them for prestige. We that can afford a mid-class sports cars buy them for the sheer joy of driving and driving an automatic is booooring thumbsdown


Yes I have an automatic. Just because you think that you are cool because you drive a stick doesnt mean that everyone else shares that opinion. I have driven more sticks than automatics and dont share the same passion you do. If you get enjoyment out of boasting about how much better your stick is than automatics then have fun with that. I dont go around saying shit about other peoples cars just because I have the ability since a lot of cars dont have what I have. Why do you point me out just so you can hear that you car is soo much better?


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Dec 16, 7:14pm - #351297 
city shiftying is deff one of those times i wish i had my auto. dont pick on silcceli, eh has one of the only s/c gts so you shoudl be bowing wink *sp

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Dec 16, 7:19pm - #351298 
lol. This really isnt anything to argue about and I know what everyone was saying so here. cheers goodtimes


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Dec 16, 7:21pm - #351299 
before I bought my 2003 5 speed, i drove a 2003 automatic and found it to be very slow. I'm sure your auto gts will still beat me. sorry man, just jerking your chain no hard feelings...okay


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Dec 16, 7:24pm - #351300 
Before buying my 2003 5 speed, I drove a 2003 automatic and found it to be very slow. I'm sure your auto GTS will still out run my ass. Just jerking your chain. no hard feelings...okay? thumbsup


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Dec 16, 7:25pm - #351301 
You actually have a good point for the celicas since they have such low torque and the gap between the automatic and manual is one of the most for it. No hard feelings at all. cheers


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Dec 16, 7:29pm - #351302 
hey man I'm looking for a set of wheels and saw yours (and oh by the way with all the stuff you got you would definetly kick my ass) could you tell me where you bought them and how much?


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Dec 16, 8:41pm - #351303 
The place I got them at doesnt have the picture of them anymore so I am not sure if they have them. When I got the rims I got them with wanli tires that are not that great for 1050 mounted balanced and shipped. This place http://www.wheelbuys.com/index_5zigen.html has them for 1099 with 205/40/17 kumho ecsta but if I had to do it again I would get the 215/45/17 falken ze-512 tires with the rims for 1199. imo it is worth spending the extra money for the better tires or at least the extra 50 for the kumho's in this case. 5x100 around a 35? offset. thumbsup


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Dec 16, 9:31pm - #351304 
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
My stock GT ran just over 18 seconds so at least your better off. happywink


I saw an Echo run low 18's in Vegas, and that's at 2500 ft elevation. But now that you have the SC you can take that Echo! tongue


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Dec 16, 10:30pm - #351305 
thanks for the info bro cheers


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Dec 16, 10:45pm - #351306 
Originally Posted by QTRMLR_1
Originally Posted by SLVCELI
My stock GT ran just over 18 seconds so at least your better off. happywink


I saw an Echo run low 18's in Vegas, and that's at 2500 ft elevation. But now that you have the SC you can take that Echo! tongue


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Dec 18, 8:53am - #351307 
the only reason i have to frive an auto is because i have no one around to teach me stick and i have no stick beater car to learn on and ruin so its not my choice-but i still love going fast and why not do it in a beautiful celica gts?


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Dec 18, 10:39am - #351308 
i was the same way. then ym dad got a dino ferrari and i learned on it wink

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Dec 18, 1:03pm - #351309 
i never had a dad to teach me so i have come to love my auto gts just needs some more torque and i will be fine


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Dec 18, 2:36pm - #351310 
i have nothign bad to say aobut autos smile I had an auto jeep, yea i know its a sin to have an auto 4x4, but i was lazy and didnt want to ahve to deal with shifting. smile But now that i have my 6-speed i dont wanna give it up. If you get a chance latter in life grab up a manual, even if its a crap car jsut to play aroudn with smile

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Dec 18, 3:15pm - #351311 
Yeah its not that hard to get. Your gonna stall out a few times but its not anything you cant get. thumbsup


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Dec 21, 1:28pm - #351312 
To clarify my earlier post I meant it to refer to the fact that he didnt know how to use manual mode. I would have thought he would have tried that out on the test drive.

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Dec 21, 1:48pm - #351313 
Originally Posted by AdamVIP
Dont you peaople test drive the cars before you buy?


Whattt? You mean they let you TEST DRIVE the car BEFORE buying?

























































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