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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 11-25-2010, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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I'm probably not the first to notice this but when you're in first and at 3K+ rpm and you let off the throttle the car doesnt smoothly decel... it kinda bucks so my question is...

would groundign the TB and increasing its responsivness fix this? or does it have nothing to do with that?

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Shift to second gear.

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o I never thought of shifting to second gear.. I wondered why I was redlining the whole way home....

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Why are you running past 3k in first gear? its a really tall gear, and by that point your gonna get buck and lurch as everything slows down. Its normal.


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well you know if your rolling through a parking lot or something and you're in that grey area where second is too low and first is around 3K?

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personally, as soon as i hit 2200rpm i go into second, but im on solid motor mounts, so that changes things. Id rather run low in second than high in first, simply because of how jerky first gear responds in these cars.


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Why are you running past 3k in first gear? its a really tall gear, and by that point your gonna get buck and lurch as everything slows down. Its normal.
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personally, as soon as i hit 2200rpm i go into second, but im on solid motor mounts, so that changes things. Id rather run low in second than high in first, simply because of how jerky first gear responds in these cars.
I concur
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well this being my first standard car I've heard quite a few things... and that you shouldn't ride to low a gear or you'll stress the car? idk

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as long as it's not "chugging" it's fine.
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well this being my first standard car I've heard quite a few things... and that you shouldn't ride to low a gear or you'll stress the car? idk
Ya but "low" is like 500 rpms lol
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