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Old 10-01-18, 15:24
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Is their 'Expert' Flatshift and AutoBlip system any good?

Planning to use it with stick not paddles.

https://www.flatshifter.com/flatshif...-quickshifter/

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Old 10-01-18, 16:57
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I use the flatshifter with no problems on a bile engine. I use my own paddles, with the ECU managing the ignition/fuel cut. I don't use the blipper either.

Worth phoning the bloke up, really helpful.
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Old 11-01-18, 09:34
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It seems that in Hillclimb the use of pneumatic systems instead of electronic ones is far more prevalent. (At least on 1100 cars). What's a reason for this? Seems like considerably more hassle having airlines to maintain. I can only assume a weight penalty from solenoids etc?
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pneumatic system usualy offer faster shift operation.
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Old 12-01-18, 08:29
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I use the Pro-Shift with AutoBlip full paddle system on the JKS, its never let me down, I don't have to touch it! no air bottles to recharge between runs etc, talk to Roy Tansley great chap, the shift time is on par with pneumatic!
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Old 12-01-18, 08:30
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Does it work with a gear pot Steve? Or is it just a ‘set time ignition cut’ ?
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Old 12-01-18, 08:36
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It seems that in Hillclimb the use of pneumatic systems instead of electronic ones is far more prevalent. (At least on 1100 cars). What's a reason for this? Seems like considerably more hassle having airlines to maintain. I can only assume a weight penalty from solenoids etc?
In 2017 I converted to paddles, using a pneumatic system, and the only hassle was having to pressurise the paint ball bottle at the start of a meeting, and the dive bottle every couple of months. That was it. No leaks, no bits falling off, it just worked. Based on that experience, I wouldn't fit anything else.
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Old 12-01-18, 08:39
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its closed loop see here https://www.proshift.com/proshift_di...mp_blip_system
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In 2017 I converted to paddles, using a pneumatic system, and the only hassle was having to pressurise the paint ball bottle at the start of a meeting, and the dive bottle every couple of months. That was it. No leaks, no bits falling off, it just worked. Based on that experience, I wouldn't fit anything else.
Sounds like I have overestimated the hassle! Thanks for your insight.
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Sounds like I have overestimated the hassle! Thanks for your insight.
I've just removed my air bottle as part of winter maintenance - last filled at the end of September -still holding 150 bar!! Probably would do at least one event, depending on the size of air bottle no refilling is required over a weekend so zero hassle.
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