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Old 01-03-2012, 03:01 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by PratoN View Post
I've heard it as well - there is definitely a break-even point where quickly accelerating and getting into the higher gears sooner pays off.
For DCT auto owners, out your car in sport mode when accelerating to get up to speed and into a high gear quickly, and then drop it into D. Wasnt this a reason for Overdrive shutoff buttons (for city driving, back when gas milage was not a concern) in older cars, (as well as towing etc..)
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