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My 430 is going to be arriving soon. I've done tons of research on this car and the only negative thing I found was the shift-matic. An article said that it was not that responsive. Especially down shifting it took a while before the gear would kick in. Is this true? Also, can you shift through all gears from 1-5?<br>And can you redline in any gear?...or does the car automatically shift for you if you get too high in rpms? Please let me know. Thank you!
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You can red line<br>You can go from 1-5<p>Have fun with your new CAR!<p>-esoin<p>: My 430 is going to be arriving soon. I've done tons of research on this car and the only negative thing I found was the shift-matic. An article said that it was not that responsive. Especially down shifting it took a while before the gear would kick in. Is this true? Also, can you shift through all gears from 1-5?<br>And can you redline in any gear?...or does the car automatically shift for you if you get too high in rpms? Please let me know. Thank you!<p>
 
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Yes, you can redline it. I have done this many times while racing people in my 430...it's fun, but response isnt that great.
 
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yes you can go from 1-5 manually and the gears shift when you snick the shifter from left to right. the car wont automatically shift for you, if you redline the rev-limiter will kick in and make you think you just ran out of gas.....
 
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