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Manual shift mode

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Do any other XLR owners wish that the shift lever direction for upshifts and downshifts was reversed? It just seems more natural / logical that a backward click (i.e., toward the driver) would upshift - imagine 1st to 2nd, 3rd to 4th gear shifts on 4 and 5 speed manual transmissions, pulling toward you. Also similar to motorcycle shifts (at least to me), up to upshift, down for lower gears (unless you ride vintage Norton Commandos!) Maybe it's just due to long experience with bikes and British 4 speed sports cars, but pushing forward to upshift feels completely unnatural to me. Is there some way to modify this? Anyone agree?
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I have also noticed that when I do some agressive driving in manual mode that when I shift back to Auto mode it seems more agressive too.. it seems to "learn" that I want to hold it into a lower gear longer and stuff.. pretty cool. Has anyone else noticed this?
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