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Old 07-09-2008, 07:39 AM   #115 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Joe_Bloe View Post
...with an automatic, you have to balance throttle opening with getting the transmission to upshift and lock up as early as possible.
I'm a beginner at this, and my main technique is keeping throttle pressure on the SGII at less than 30 (flat 55 mph takes about 25). That makes for slow acceleration from a stop, but I don't know any way to figure how a faster acceleration to top gear compares in FE.

Lane Lester
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