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Possible to add manual shift function to automatic?
I know the 2013 supersuties have a manual shifting option. Would it be possible to add this feature to older trucks? I had a BMW with this feature as well and I'm pretty sure it was just switches in the shifter that spliced into the tranny wiring harness and sent signals on when to shift.
Now I don't know much about transmissions but my thoughts are that there is a wire somewhere in the trucks wiring harness which sends a signal to the transmission to shift up and then another wire which tells the transmission to down shift. So I'm thinking if I could install two push buttons on to the back of the steering wheel that I could then splice them in to those two wires. From there would come the hard part which would be dealing with the computers and tuning. But I think with all the custom tuning options for these transmission that tune writers could figure out a way to set this up.
I have no problems with my trucks shifting now but I would like to have control over what gear I'm in, especially when towing.
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