DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction - - Infiniti G35 & G37 Forum Discussion | panoramic-3d.ru
Show Your Support Become A Premier Member

    > >
  • Reload this Page >
    • DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction


DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction

Thread Tools Rating: Thread Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.
Old 04-16-2008, 03:46 AM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 84
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction

i came across this thread a while ago: http://panoramic-3d.ru/forums/engine-drivetrain-forced-induction-diy/122292-5at-shifter-direction-mod.html

and it gave me the urge to have a turn myself. unfortunately getting to the said plug and changing the pins isn't exactly straightforward..

so i decided on something a little easier with the same result.

just to remind everyone, this will make it:
PULL BACK = next gear
PUSH FORWARD = previous gear

and the best part?
takes 15mins or less, uses $2 worth of connectors, and is totally reversible in a matter of seconds!

tools needed:
- side cutters
- plyers
- 2*blade connectors - female
- 2*blade connectors - male
- electrical tape

time needed:
15mins

picture 1:
pull the centre part of your dash off using info on these forums
you will see a few wires which run around behind the gear selector and these are involved in the tiptronic switching
locate the 2 wires which send the signal back to the ECU when the gear has been manually chagned
the colours you are looking for are DARK GREEN and LIGHT GREY
note that there is also a light green wire so don't get confused

picture 2:
cut these 2 wires and strip all 4 free ends

picture 3:
attach the male and female ends of the blade connectors using the pliers to hold the wires in place. you could probablhy solder them if you could be bothered

picture 4:
connect the wires
the key here is that you want to swap the wires around so that the grey is now connecting with the green for both wires
note that as you have used blade connectors, it is very easy to simply pull out the connector and put the configuration back to normal if you ever want to!

picture 5:
usign electrical tape, cover the exposed metal of the connectors and put the wires back into their normal position.
you can hardly notice that anything is done!
put your trim back in place

test drive:
amazing, simply amazing. its stuipd that it wasn't this way to start with.

summary:
this is a DIY that costs the price of a box of connectors and takes about 15mins to do. not only that, but it is completely reversible in the event that you change your mind!

i'm going to get some custom stickers made up that have a " + " and " - " sign on them for completeness. they will be black like the P-R-N-D indicator on the other side of the shifter

enjoy!

cheers,
Warren
Attached Thumbnails
DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction-tiptronic1.jpg DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction-tiptronic3.jpg DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction-tiptronic4.jpg DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction-tiptronic5.jpg DIY: 5AT tiptronic change of direction-tiptronic6.jpg


Last edited by Waz350GT; 04-16-2008 at 05:02 AM.
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Waz350GT For This Useful Post:
Blue Dream (10-21-2017), dsr30 (11-25-2014), HYPHYGEE (04-07-2013), Urbanengineer (10-12-2017)
Old 04-16-2008, 03:47 AM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 84
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
note that i am in australia, and this was done on a jap-spec 2003 V35 350GT

thus, the setup might be all in reverse. nevertheless, thewire colours are exactly the same and setup is exactly the same
Old 04-16-2008, 03:49 AM
Registered User
iTrader: (9)
Join Date: Aug 2004
location: Los Angeles / San Jose
Posts: 1,819
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
nice. if i had an automatic, this is one of the first things i would have done!
Old 04-16-2008, 03:58 AM
Registered User
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Mar 2007
location: Vancouver & Europe
Posts: 1,560
Thanked 28 Times in 18 Posts
wow if this works! awesome! i gotta take my whole cluster apart to repaint it anyway, i'll be doing this for sure.... thanks a lot mate!
Old 04-16-2008, 04:58 AM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 84
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
i can 100% guarantee it works

the best thing is that the wires are so easy to access, all it requires is taking one piece of trim off and there are no screws or anything required to do that..

and, if you decide you don't like it (eg you are retarded) then you can simply swap the connctors back around and its normal again!
Old 04-16-2008, 01:24 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (2)
Join Date: Mar 2007
location: Vancouver & Europe
Posts: 1,560
Thanked 28 Times in 18 Posts
QUICK SOMEONE STICKY THIS!!

lol, now I can drive my car just like I do in the video games!! down for upshift, and up for downshift!

thanks again this is very simple to do
Old 04-16-2008, 01:34 PM
Registered User
iTrader: (4)
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 1,394
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
HAHA just dont forget which mode you are in .. downshifting from 6000RPM can be bad
Old 04-16-2008, 01:52 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2007
location: ATL Baby
Posts: 131
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Wow thanks for the info doing it the other way I was sure I would break something, although I probably wouldn't have, so I quit as soon as I got the connector apart. Thanks for this DIY I'm doin this as soon as I'm home tonight. Mods might wanna sticky this.
Old 04-16-2008, 07:43 PM
aRT13's Avatar
Registered User
iTrader: (8)
Join Date: Apr 2005
location: L.A./626
Posts: 1,091
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Wow, good post. Yeah, MODs, stick this!
Old 04-17-2008, 03:44 AM
Registered User
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 84
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 1 Post
not sure about the G35, but on the V35 it won't let you do a wrong shift anyway

ie, if you are at 6000rpm in 2nd and press the shifter the wrong way it won't change back to first, it will just stay in 2nd

also, do any G35's have the "throttle blipping" when you shift down?
Old 04-17-2008, 01:21 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2008
location: Englewood, New Jersey
Posts: 522
Thanked 11 Times in 9 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Waz350GT
not sure about the G35, but on the V35 it won't let you do a wrong shift anyway

ie, if you are at 6000rpm in 2nd and press the shifter the wrong way it won't change back to first, it will just stay in 2nd

also, do any G35's have the "throttle blipping" when you shift down?
same thing with the g35
Old 04-24-2008, 04:15 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2008
location: so cal
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
wow this is awesome, ive been accedently going in the wrong direction when in tiptronic occasonaly ad it ****'s me off. thanks alot for the write up, seems pretty darn easy also.
Old 04-28-2008, 08:20 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2008
location: so cal
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
well i finaly got around to doing this, easiest thing ive ever done. hardest part was finding the connectors(to do it right) laying around my house. took me 10 minutes in all including finding the connectors and figuring out how to get to where the wires were(really easy once i figured it out). very satisfied with this and my brain is already programed for the back is up forward is down type of drive from vid games anyway, just makes things alot easier. thanks for the write up!
Old 04-29-2008, 07:42 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 104
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Its funny, after reading this I realized that my wifes Mazda 6 it this way, so I think it would benefit me greatly to do this switch as my brain is also already programed this way. Silly me I always thought up was up and down was down.. now why would that make sense?
Old 04-30-2008, 03:52 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2008
location: so cal
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by KFXSinner
Its funny, after reading this I realized that my wifes Mazda 6 it this way, so I think it would benefit me greatly to do this switch as my brain is also already programed this way. Silly me I always thought up was up and down was down.. now why would that make sense?

well i think it feels much more natural than up is up and down is down, when you press back for up shift, the car's torque pulls it back and makes it feel more natural for me atleast and when you downshift, the car shifts forward(usualy downshift while braking.) i think this is much more benifitial for me. it has been very fun and more natural feeling(dont even have to think about it) almost feels like im driving my manual again....kinda sorta...

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Rear Differential help needed myGspot Drivetrain 2 08-11-2015 12:58 PM
G35x 5AT clutch replacement socalg35x G35 Sedan V35 2003-06 1 07-28-2015 11:42 AM
No air is coming out vents; g35x 2004 justgotg35 G35 Sedan V35 2003-06 2 07-19-2015 01:33 PM


Tags
2004, 2007, 350gt, 5at, blipping, drive, g35, idiots, press, shift, shifters, tiptronic, tiptronics, v35, working
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:41 PM.


Copyright ©2002 - 2017, panoramic-3d.ru All Rights Reserved. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Related pages


rusty brake caliperswhat happens if transmission is overfilledplatinum spark plugs vs iridiumspl 350zg37x reliabilityclutch replacement estimaterockford p3002bose cd player problemsavh 4300dvdaxis rimsviper v8rheadlight for infiniti g35lupient infinityparasitic draw specdrifz venomavid 1 wheels for saledo gforce performance chips really workhow to install a turbo timersaleen s-281350z carbon fiber doorspiston ring replacement costspeed bump for drivewayburning smell from enginemiller infiniti of van nuyspioneer xm tuner2008 nissan altima coupe front bumperk2 motorsmazdaspeed6 reliabilitycraigslist redwood city ca2004 maxima timing chain2003 jetta keyacura wheel bolt pattern44k gas treatmentenkei pf1cobra misano seats for sale5zigen 5zrdiy chassis dynom24 garrett turbogilmour foam master ii2005 infiniti g35 mpgmobil1 oil filterchallenger srt8 vs rtvortech pulleyturtle wax lens restorerinfiniti g35 for sale under 10khawk ltsssr wheels canadadiy ipad mountclutch is stickingpainted carbon fiber hoodcan you mix dot 3 and 4 brake fluidis limo tint legal in californiasubaru 18l paint6 disc cd changer for car stuckcharles barker infiniti servicewhat cars have timing chainsdiy evap smoke machinehigh speed brakingtire stretch guideinfiniti g37 turboblue g35 coupeact prolite flywheelg body fiberglass bumpersphilips d2s bulbviper 791xv remotewhat tires fit 18x9 rimsdixie infinitinissan p0011350z stance coiloversyellow dot on tire sidewalltinted headlightexedy stage 1 clutch kitclutch fluid reservoirobx mufflersinfiniti g35 wallpaperwalker split flange repair kite36 m3 maintenance