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Old 09-29-2008, 12:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
I'm more likely to shift around 2800-3000 RPM simply because I don't like winding the engine out, even if it is a bit more efficient.
I've been driving this car for years, and have generally shifted at 4k as a minimum when trying to accelerate at a decent rate. Freeway on-ramps and such I'd wind it out almost to 5k.

It took an act of will to start shifting in the low 2k's these past weeks. ;-)

Last edited by lyd; 09-29-2008 at 12:14 AM..
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