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  • 1ST

    Votes: 5 1.8%
  • 2ND

    Votes: 78 27.8%
  • 3RD

    Votes: 157 55.9%
  • 4TH

    Votes: 34 12.1%
  • 5TH

    Votes: 3 1.1%
  • 6TH

    Votes: 4 1.4%
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Was wondering what gear feels "just right". I know, depends on the driving conditions but in my case 4th is very sweet both in sound and flexibility.

Other opinions welcome.
 

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definatly 3rd for me. its the most usable gear for romps in the twisties. i love how it just pulls and pulls till 100mph... :yeadog:
 

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I voted for 2nd, especially after putting a Hurst in. Cruising along in 2nd and jumping on it and then a flick to 3rd.:eek:

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Hey! How come I can't vote for reverse???

2nd, I'd say. Overlaps most of the normal non-highway speeds. Easy enough to shift into, unlike 1st sometimes.

Just wish it had a little more pull up here at 6000 ft.
 

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My favorite is 3rd gear, especially since I installed the H/C
package. The car pulls like a freight train from 3k to redline, and sounds very "angry". :yeadog:
 

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Fun to cruise in 2nd, then slam it in 3rd with the Hurst! :yeadog:

Torque is just out-of-site! :D
 

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3rd & 4th. Fourth(the best), I can easily drive from 35 mph-145 mph. Must be the big cube motor. :zboobie: I can finally go WOT after 4,000 in third. First and second, really have to concentrate on not getting loose.

And I like sixth, 30+ mpg at 80 mph. is very nice.
 

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Hey! How come I can't vote for reverse???

2nd, I'd say. Overlaps most of the normal non-highway speeds. Easy enough to shift into, unlike 1st sometimes.

Just wish it had a little more pull up here at 6000 ft.
Definitely 3rd. Perfect for many stretches of Colorado twisties for speeds from 45 to 95. And, just that much better now that I've got extra pull thanks the H/C package. :thumb:
 

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3rd here. Nice combo of grunt out of fast corners & top speed. :D
 

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I went with third. I love dropping down to third at about 60 mph and breaking the rears loose. Puts a smile on my face every time.
 
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