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Is there any harm in driving your ISF in Sport Mode 24/7? I really enjoy the car with this setting activated and I just wanted ensure that it wasn't somehow detrimental?
 

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I hope not....cause then there's a bunch of us in trouble :p
 

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yes the problem is that you will most likely lose your license and possibly cramp your cheeks from excessive excitement ;)
 

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I only switch to sport when I need to smack some punk kids around, although I'm careful not to damage my golf clubs in the trunk. Driving in sport holds the rpm's up when you're just driving around town and doesn't do anything for your gas mileage or lackthereof.

Want to have some real fun, switch to snow fill your car with 87 octane and pile three of your fattest friends in your car and smash on the freeway....the only problem you will encounter is the smile on your face as acura integras on 15's with fart can exhausts are passing you on the shoulder! You hear that can of bees coming for you????
 

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haha some of the funny ass replies lol, but i don't think so because why would they build a car that you cant drive fast all the time lol
 

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I only switch to sport when I need to smack some punk kids around, although I'm careful not to damage my golf clubs in the trunk. Driving in sport holds the rpm's up when you're just driving around town and doesn't do anything for your gas mileage or lackthereof.

Want to have some real fun, switch to snow fill your car with 87 octane and pile three of your fattest friends in your car and smash on the freeway....the only problem you will encounter is the smile on your face as acura integras on 15's with fart can exhausts are passing you on the shoulder! You hear that can of bees coming for you????
Its weird but I actually get better gas mileage in sport mode, go figure!
 

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wait- you mean some people drive without sport mode on 24/7???
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actually I wait for the oil temp to rise up and then switch to sport...
 

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I haven't heard of issues from the factory whether it be through training or otherwise of having the car in sport mode all the time. It would be worth checking into though. Sport mode changes the input on the electric steering rack for more road feel, changes shift parameters on the tranny, makes the throttle a little more responsive and relaxes some of the vdim controls. The only thing I could see being affected would be your MPG!
 

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FchampOh summed it up pretty well but he forgot one >

thing, fatigue in the facial muscles from smiling all the time !! I find that hurts more then the lack of MPG's, but a pain well worth enduring :)
 

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Unfortunately I didn't even realize the Sport button until a day or so after I got the car someone pointed it out to me! I really wonder how that effects the MPG... I might do a MPG test on the difference...
 

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Unfortunately I didn't even realize the Sport button until a day or so after I got the car someone pointed it out to me! I really wonder how that effects the MPG... I might do a MPG test on the difference...
You mean to tell me that you bought this car happily expecting the performance you experienced on the test drive in normal mode, then found out about the sport mode!!!! Wow, thats like getting married and then finding out she's stinking rich!!:)
 

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You mean to tell me that you bought this car happily expecting the performance you experienced on the test drive in normal mode, then found out about the sport mode!!!! Wow, thats like getting married and then finding out she's stinking rich!!:)
Tell me about it! I didn't have a good car in my possession (sold my 350z 3 months prior to buying this one) so I was just eager to get a quick saloon that wasn't a Mercedes. Luckily I unknowingly bought the right car (and right price!)
 

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Ask away, if your salesperson won't do their job, we will help!:cool:
LMAO the funny thing is that the salesman was trying to give me an overview of the functions in the car and since I've grown into the American way of "instant gratification" I just told the guy "Don't worry about it, I'll figure it all out:cool: " now I just found out about the e-brake function with the DVD playback hahaha... Well I like surprises!
 

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LMAO the funny thing is that the salesman was trying to give me an overview of the functions in the car and since I've grown into the American way of "instant gratification" I just told the guy "Don't worry about it, I'll figure it all out:cool: " now I just found out about the e-brake function with the DVD playback hahaha... Well I like surprises!
lol you can learn alot from these forums hahaha
 

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thought about this today

when I was driving around town. I generally drive in "regular" mode and typically hit sport mode when I feel like I want to play. I enjoy driving it in normal mode most of the time, because when I hit sport my smile grows again:D . I don't want to get used to the power yet. I like being surprised by my car constantly. I've had it since April 4 and can't get enough of driving it.
 
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