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Old 03-07-2010, 10:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bicycle Bob View Post
My dad never got used to 4-speeds. He called 1st gear "creeper" and only used it occasionally. There might be some advantage to skipping 1st if you are not in a hurry, but I'd definitely use 2nd.
The 2 speed powerglide is touted as one of the most efficient transmissions there is, for power transfer.

That said, without altering the transmission, I'd look at 2nd and 4th with a lockup after 20 MPH.

Shift into 4th while still locked at about 35-40 MPH.
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