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Old 11-03-2013, 09:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sheepdog 44 View Post

Many Manual Transmissions are geared for low end acceleration, NOT efficiency. Many don't have a tall enough top gear for decent highway cruising; going a couple hundred rpm over what you would want it to. Not to mention a proper overdrive gear for efficiency.
All because they have no economic reason to correct this. They can charge more for a CVT or Automatic.

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