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Old 17-07-17, 15:03
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Solenoid paddle gear shift

Never having tried a paddle shift, any advice for against the various systems to think about installing for next year? I do like simple as that's what I understand best
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Old 17-07-17, 16:38
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I'd speak to David loomes
Really nice guy to deal with.and very good product
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Never having tried a paddle shift, any advice for against the various systems to think about installing for next year? I do like simple as that's what I understand best
John
The car is too quick for you as it is John...
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Old 17-07-17, 18:28
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I've gone pneumatic paddle shift this year, and it did take a few events for me to get used to it. Well worth the upgrade, its the single biggest increase in performance for me, being able to keep both hands on the wheel.

If your ECU already supports paddle shift, you just need the solenoids, actuator and regulator, and a paint ball bottle to carry the compressed air around in.
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Old 18-07-17, 00:42
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John
Paddle shift is great once you get used to it.
I prefer the flatshifter type I used to have on the Westfield.
Easy to install and fit and no faffing with air bottles.
Downside is they aren't cheap.
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Old 18-07-17, 07:17
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The car is too quick for you as it is John...
Are you suggesting the car is too quick for a person of my age? jet propelled zimmer is the next big thing
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I use the flatshifter.com solenoid. My ECU can cut the ignition/fuel for flat changes and also control throttle blips for down shifts (but I don't use this function).

The pnumatic systems just seem like a lot of work, this was fit and forget.
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Old 18-07-17, 10:07
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I'm using the Kawasaki bike ecu so I think any system would have to be a stand alone installation, I'm put off the air systems by the thought of having a recharge air bottle to fill and lug around.
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Old 18-07-17, 11:07
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I'd speak to David loomes
Really nice guy to deal with.and very good product
Hi Dan please do you have an email address you can pm to me for David, I would like to see what he can offer.
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Old 18-07-17, 15:01
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It's David loomes from the forum. He owns xoomspeed but they are a standalone pneumatic system.
I think playskool also do all the hardware as well.
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