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Old 10-04-2013, 06:26 PM
colson79 colson79 is offline
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Everything that I have read about rev-matching points to it being done for smoother engagement of the clutch when a vehicle is still moving and you downshift. Since an automatic doesn't have a clutch I don't see how any rev-matching would be required. Here's an article I found on Car and Driver that talks about rev-matching and it is definitely for manual transmissions.

http://www.caranddriver.com/features...atch-explained

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