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Old 06-25-2009, 10:12 AM   #62 (permalink)
PaleMelanesian
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At 20-40 mph, I just shift to D, let it settle a moment, and go. RPM is low so there's little stress to the system.
Above that, I give a little gas to put the rpm where it will be after the shift, then shift, settle, and go. There's very little bump when you do this.
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