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Old 06-25-2010, 04:35 PM   #11
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how high are you letting the RPMs go in first? 7k?
If I'm not upshifting to 2nd, I'll run it right up to 7,600 (which is where I set the limiter).
If I am shifting to 2nd, then I try to shift between 7,000-7,200.

It's all trial and error on the course.
Usually the first run is a "feeler", and I short shift to 2nd just to stay smoother.
Doing that will help me determine when and where I may gain time by staying in 1st or downshifting to 1st.
By the third run, I've usually got my shift points (or lack thereof) figured out.
^^^Unless we're in Helena, and I need to get into 3rd gear here and there.
Yeah...not quite AutoCross speeds, but I'm not going to complain.
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