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      02-11-2013, 02:12 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by ryan970 View Post
I heard if you use the Gtr's launch control around 10 times it will brake the transmission. Then you'll need to pay 30,000 to fix it. lol
From what I understand, this was a problem for early model GTR's, when they claimed a 3.0 sec 0-60 or some craziness. Now they reduced the time to mid 3's by reducing the tranny's grab on the launch, thereby increasing the longevity of the transmission. Also, I believe early GTR's had a voided warranty for using launch control for this very reason. It has since been rectified, I believe.
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