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View Poll Results: What gear, if any, do you skip
1st Gear 1 1.00%
2nd Gear 6 6.00%
3rd Gear 15 15.00%
4th Gear 14 14.00%
5th Gear 40 40.00%
6th Gear 3 3.00%
I don't skip Gears 21 21.00%
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Old 02-23-2010, 02:37 PM   #1
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Do you skip gears?

Just out of curiosity, does anyone skip gears while driving? If so, which one do you skip?


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Old 02-23-2010, 03:43 PM   #2
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It depends. If I'm being aggressive, I Rev high in 1 and 2 then go straight to 5.
If I am going to miss a light or have to put distance between me and the VW that always bugs me, I go from 5 to 3 all the time.
Usually I just go through all the gears.
I'm sure you know this, but 4th gear sucks pretty bad.
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Old 02-23-2010, 03:45 PM   #3
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I normally don't and try not to, but I don't like 5th
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i skip 5th once i get to speed on the highway
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:43 PM   #5
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depends on how fast,if i race down the entry ramp and hit 75 I usually go straight to 6th gear from 3rd
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I have skipped them all at one point or another... but never have skipped 6th
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:14 PM   #7
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Haha! In my Dad's Mustang I would also skip. It was always 1st, 2nd, then 4th.

Im all over the place in the Milk Truck though. There is no order to the crazy shifting in that beast.
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:43 PM   #8
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when crusing I'll go 1,2,-,4,5,6 if i'm crusin on highway/pulling onto sometimes I'll skip from 4 to 6.


When I run hard I'll pull right threw all of 'em
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:53 PM   #9
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The only one that I remember routinely skipping when upshifting is 5th. On highway entrance ramps I will usually wind out 4th and go straight to 6th. If I'm really trying to hustle though I will hit all the gears.
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Like someone said before (on a similar thread) " I paid for 6 gears, so i use them all".
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