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post #11 of 12 Old 04-14-2020, 10:18 AM
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Just to make a fair comparison, you should probably make allowances for overdrive gears. I have read that the top three in the 8-speed are all OD (which seems a lot).

Which brings up another small annoyance regarding the transmission--I wish you could see what gear it's in in auto mode. I'd like to know how much of that OD it's really using.

But you can only see gears when using the paddle shifters--that makes the dash display switch from P/D/R to gear numbers.
I was just browsing through some older threads and had a thought on this:
Would an OBDII reader show gear in use? I know there are a lot of bluetooth OBDII adapters that will send data to your smartphone. Maybe some will show the info.

Just a thought.

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Hmmm...not a bad thought. I have a pretty old & clunky OBD reader with plug and wire for connecting to the port. I haven't noticed gears on it.


Anybody seen this on a newer reader?

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