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Dean Fletcher

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Why the Flipping heck does a van need sports mode?...
Am I extremely thick or does the S mean sports mode in a VW transporter?
So... My transit is in getting repaired due to the over heating issue and I was given a 2019 15000 mile VW transporter and it is a beast very quick for a van but the sports mode just makes the auto box rev up to 4500 revs as far as I can see.
I prefer my transit as I nearly went through the windscreen when I picked this up. (thinking brake was the clutch at 45 mph) not good.
 

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why not have a sports mode on a van ..... if it's good enough for a car :rolleyes:

all vehicles should be automatic anyway & then you'll not need to dip a none existent clutch! :D ....

when you're proficient with 2 pedals you can learn to left foot brake - it's the future! :rolleyes::rolleyes:
 

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I suppose it is cheaper to put a standard lump and gearbox into it rather than modify one to suit the commercial requirements of the Transporter :rolleyes:
 

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I suppose it is cheaper to put a standard lump and gearbox into it rather than modify one to suit the commercial requirements of the Transporter :rolleyes:
Exactly this ^^^

Commercial vehicles make up about 5% of total MB sales volume...
 
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why not have a sports mode on a van ..... if it's good enough for a car :rolleyes:

all vehicles should be automatic anyway & then you'll not need to dip a none existent clutch! :D ....

when you're proficient with 2 pedals you can learn to left foot brake - it's the future! :rolleyes::rolleyes:
Haha ill have to try the old left foot braking.
I'm sure it's almost as quick as my car even tho it says 0 to 62 is 11.2 seconds.
 

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Have been left foot braking since mid/late 1950s where possible. The CLK brake pedal is too far to the right, wifes Ford Fusion brake pedal is in the correct position for left foot braking.
 

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Left foot braking is not for me. #sorehead.
Practice makes perfect...
I’ve done whole journeys just by using my left foot... things you do when you’re bored...:rolleyes:
 

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Why the Flipping heck does a van need sports mode?...
Am I extremely thick or does the S mean sports mode in a VW transporter?
So... My transit is in getting repaired due to the over heating issue and I was given a 2019 15000 mile VW transporter and it is a beast very quick for a van but the sports mode just makes the auto box rev up to 4500 revs as far as I can see.
I prefer my transit as I nearly went through the windscreen when I picked this up. (thinking brake was the clutch at 45 mph) not good.
U sure that aint w,winter s summer.?
 


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