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My experience with paddle shifting on a single clutch transmission is that when down shifting, it takes half a block for it to get in the next lower gear. Is it that bad on the C7?
 

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No, your trans tune has torq management built in to reduce it during shifts but this is also why it's delayed. This is a problem on all of the 6Ls and it can be reduced with transmission tuning through HP Tuners or also the DiabloSport handheld tuner firms it up too, but not eliminated. I was really hoping for a DCT on the C7... maybe on the Z06?
 

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My experience with paddle shifting on a single clutch transmission is that when down shifting, it takes half a block for it to get in the next lower gear. Is it that bad on the C7?
The first "generation" early-C6 paddle shift was none too great. It was way too slow in shifting. GM heard that legitimate customer complaint and in 2011 model year, reduced shifting time by a full 40%. Much better! But still not good enough. GM again improved paddle-shifting times in C7 -- by another 40%.
 

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When using paddle shifters, what is the average upshift time now for the C7? What about the average downshift time?
 

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re:Elegants reply. your response to this tread is just what i needed to hear. I chose to get the automatic transmission and it's nice to know that GM has responded well to the needs of providing a improved product. I have been quite concerned about my choice and although I'm not changing it (though I could) I think I'll be OK knowing that the ability to use the paddle shifters will enhance my enjoyment of my Ride. thanks for the helpful info
 
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