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I'm probably just some Gran Turismo loser, but i'm askin can you change the gear ratios of your auto transmission to get more acceleration? and would it be bad for the tranny? or motor?
 

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you have to machine your own gears. It's not like changing a number in a video game. These are actual metal gears with certain diameters. To change the diameter you have to manufacture totally new gears, several times in order to find out what's best.

So no, you can't, unless you want to invest more money than Acura did in their R&D process for the car. The things in Gran Turismo that you can do with a press of a button would cost several thousand dollars in labor in the real world, not to mention the thousands spent on research and development.

The RSX isn't some fast sports car to begin with, so if you want a fast car buy a Lotus or Evo or something.

BTW, the Auto RSX is 0.4 seconds slower in the quarter than the Manual RSX, and 1.3 seconds slower than the Type-S in the quarter mile. You're not going to make up 0.4 seconds with gear ratios.
 
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