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Old 08-25-2008, 05:34 PM   #10 (permalink)
MazdaMatt
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Originally Posted by Brian03cav View Post
i second this, some vehicles need a 7th gear. my dads mini cooper s runs so high cruising on the highway.
despite its size, the cooper S is really a sports car. An economical one yes, but still a sports car. I can understand having tight ratios in that. In the base model, however, the ratios should be higher. I've always wanted a 6th gear in my protege5.
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