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      03-09-2013, 02:55 AM   #10

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Originally Posted by smares21 View Post
As someone who has driven cars with a gated shifter, I'm here to tell you that the novelty wears off in about 3 shifts.

1. The contact "click" is terribly annoying.
2. You have to navigate the gate, so you end up shifting slower
3. You miss shifts (contrary to what you would think) because the shifter rides the gate which causes you to accidentally go 4-3 instead of 4-5, or 5-6 instead of 5-4.
Haven driven a r8 v10 and a 360/430 Modena with gated shifters, I highly disagree
And by the way......who gave the OP this idea?