Share Neat Yet Obscure Features of Civic Type R

  1. typemismatch

    typemismatch Senior Member

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    Sooooooo

    Pretty much nothing the unlock button doesn't do?
     
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    MonkeyConQueso Senior Member

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    Hey, I didn't say it was useful :dunno:

    Although it JUST unlocks the hatch, and not the doors. I still don't see how it's useful for any situation though.
     
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    Maybe if you want to unlock only the trunk lol....
     
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    typemismatch Senior Member

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    I'm having a little laugh is all, don't mind me.
     
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    Thanks! Where did you happen to order the true manual for the hatch you are referring to?
     
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    I guess if you walk up to a locked car to retrieve from (or put something into) the hatch, just unlocking the hatch would allow you to close the hatch and walk away when done. However, if you unlock the car, then you would have to re-lock the car after you are done . . . . because, you know, pushing the lock button on the remote or pushing the smaller button on the hatch is such a chore!!

    Well, that's the only explanation I can come up with. Besides, if they didn't include the hatch unlock button on the remote, we might have gotten a button to remote start the car to fill the void and that costs money!! lol
     
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    When the system is fully disabled none of the "nannies" will help you out. It's really a nice option. For example. When I ran Dixie this year I was in the first heat and that means cold asphalt with dirt. I put Knight in R mode then turned the TC off but not fully off. To me, the systems were there when needed and didn't help when I didn't need it. So when I did an input that the traction of the course didn't allow the system was able to assist in accomplishing what needed to be done.

    Now had I had it fully on the system will fight you with its life because it thinks its trying to save your life.

    Fully off and you're on your own.

    Hope this makes sense. it's how I can relate to it anyway. This Sunday I'll be on full grip-y concrete. My set up will be R Mode + VSA Fully Off + me adjusting the Karcepts rear bar to see what setting will give me the best rotation. If the course is wet, that will all change and the VSA will come back in to play.

    Again, this is my driving style. And I'm not an alien driver, LOL.
     
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    Yeah, fully off means you can definitely lose control in certain situations. I was testing it out the other day...quite interesting lol. I felt my car sliding out to the right when I was turning left...had to blip the throttle to get the back end to come around and avoid sliding.
     
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    If any point if the VSA is on when tracking, don't you go through a lot of brake wear? I'm sure it engages under high stress situations (track) which I can't imagine would be that great. Thanks for the info.
     
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    I'd think you'd have weird brake wears possibly because it has torque vectoring by the use of brakes.
     
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    Is there a way to always be in comfort mode when you turn the car on? Or will it always start up at sport mode?
     
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    I don’t believe so. I would love to be able to start the car with the brake hold already turned on.
     
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    On you current manual guide there is a website listed if u want a copy of the original true manual that includes the type r i logged in it was free for the first copy ., they make you input your vin.
     
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    What comes with the car is the "Owner's Guide", which is useful but not comprehensive. Download PDF for 2017 or 2018.

    You can download a PDF of the more comprehensive "Owner's Manual" for 2017 or 2018 or order 1 free hardcopy for your car from http://owners.honda.com but for the hardcopy you have to provide your VIN.

    Click for complete list of available manuals for the Civic for 2017 and 2018.
     
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    I can't imagine anyone wanting to drive in Comfort mode...
     
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