View Single Post
Old 05-30-2014, 12:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
RobertISaar's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: camden, MI
Posts: 324

MC SBX - '95 Chevrolet Monte Carlo LS
Last 3: 29.75 mpg (US)
Thanks: 7
Thanked 55 Times in 46 Posts
the engine will let you know if you're in too high of a gear for the output you request(throttle) of it.

foot to floor at 30MPH in 5th? probably a bad idea.
more or less closed throttle at 30MPH in 5th? not a whole lot more load on the engine than idling out of gear.
  Reply With Quote