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Old 08-22-2012, 09:25 PM
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Originally Posted by SD Z4MR View Post
OP: why would you measure how far across an intersection you are before you shift? You shift by what RPM you're at, not by some arbitrary measure of distance.
I realize that, I was just trying to get an idea. If I'm not trying to do a jackrabbit start, I shift at a lower RPM but found it odd that I can barely make it into the intersection before I have to shift into 2nd. Also, there is a wide range of RPMs that you can shift at, depending on your driving habits.
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