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Old 23-11-2005   #1
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city button

wot does the city button actually do??????
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Re: city button

makes the steering lighter for parking, etc.
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Re: city button

a boys toy
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Re: city button

The girly button

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Re: city button

lol.... yeah I'm a big girl I have the hair for it

I very rarely do motorway driving, so I find myself using the car in tight situations, it looks a lot better to all those admiring people if I can turn the wheel with one finger
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Re: city button

i know something that looks more impressive turning the wheel
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Re: city button

we once took the stilo into fiat garage for different reasons and the mechanic guy who came in the car noticed 'the girly button' was on, he started by taking the piss for using it, and then said having it on constantly could cause the motor to wear out quicker. cheeky b*****d.


i dont think he used it since then
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Re: city button

Oh well, that's what the warranty is for
It's easier to throw the car around with the stearing lighter
Stiff stearing is for people who are too scared to have fun
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Re: city button

Tis the girly button.

What i cant understand is if you leave it on all the time it knocks off after 20mph or something- so why is there an option to change it, why not have it light all the time.

I use this button all the time, never off- and yes I have boobs
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Re: city button

Exactly, it is pointless leaving it off. When I park the car I have to watch my alloys on the curbs/kerbs so the light stearing really helps to get the car exactly where i want it.
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I've always got it on, i find it very hand for when you slow right down and the reason for which it is possible to turn it off is that if you try fast acceleration or nutty skidding with it on the car is harder to control.
Also Fiat say it can be dangerous for driving (they only recomend it for parking) cause if you've been going over 20mph and the the stearing suddenly goes light it could catch someone off guard and make him "overturn"....... guess it's just a question of talent; those who drive with city on arn't girlies they're the most talented drivers!!!!!!
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Re: city button

To be quite honest in the Stilo i cant really tell much difference between when its on or off............when i had my Punto(s) you really noticed it if you left it on......but yet the other week i drove all the way to work without realising my dad had turned it on (for some strange reason) the evening before.
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Re: city button

But doesnt it shut off after a certain speed

there was a thread about it not long back
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Re: city button

Quote Originally Posted by activematt
To be quite honest in the Stilo i cant really tell much difference between when its on or off............when i had my Punto(s) you really noticed it if you left it on......but yet the other week i drove all the way to work without realising my dad had turned it on (for some strange reason) the evening before.
I have to reverse into a tight driveway every day and if I turn my city driving off I will notice it a LOT, it makes loads of difference on my car, the steering is extremely light with it on at low speeds. Personally I think the cars more fun with it on.
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Re: city button

i thought only girls kerb alloys
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