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Old 01-03-2013, 07:25 PM   #3
swansong
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Shift at whatever makes you and your wallet happy. I generally shift between 2k and 4k depending on road conditions, mood, if I feel like getting good mpgs and saving a few bucks, or if i want to actually get somewhere. I'll occasionally run it to redline because I can. Any modern engine can handle it, just don't do it on every shift or it bounce off the limiter.
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