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Old 04-10-2009, 08:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
The truck will hold top gear below 43 after it has engaged, so I could have accelerated above 45, then dropped down to 43 (70 km/h) and that would have undoubtedly been the high point in the graph.

But I decided to do the runs straight up, no messin' around.
Again, same behavior here. Doing the D-N-D shift makes it think it was already in 5th, and it'll drop right down and hold it. I use this all the time.

I agree with your decision to go straight up.

11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles
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