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Old 03-26-2013, 12:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by California98Civic View Post
I suspect you'll be correct, but the spacing between 2cd and 3rd is really awkward. If I shift from 2 to 3 at 2000 rpms, I come in at 1300 in third. Yuk. So I got up to 2300 or so in 2cd and get 1500+ in third.
Not much else you can do there. Would be even better to have a 6 speed so 2 and 3 are closer as well as a tall top gear.
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