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Old 12-07-2016, 10:34 AM   #10 (permalink)
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I've driven an 8-speed, over-sized pickup truck a couple of times. Basically, with my light foot, the engine never changed RPMs after coming up from idle/giving it a bit of gas. It just let the torque converter accelerate the truck, then switched gears before letting the engine spin up any faster. Up and up through the gears at all of 2k rpm, even out on the highway.

Of course, it had plenty enough torque behind it to do that.
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