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Old 06-07-2014, 09:36 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Which, IN or OUT of gear(s)?

Manuals have LESS overall power loss (~12-15%) AND can be placed in NEUTRAL, but some gears are always engaged.

Automatics have MORE overall power loss (~15-20%) BUT are never completely disengaged due to combination of pump and torque converter operations.
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