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Ist Gear 0 0%
2nd Gear 4 8.33%
3rd Gear 20 41.67%
4th Gear 19 39.58%
5th Gear 5 10.42%
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Old 12th December 2005, 17:47   #1
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Have been thinking of this post whenever I drive to office & back home. In which gear you travel the most. Though it was between 4 & 5th, I give all the possible options here ( 1st or 2nd or 3rd or 4th or 5th).

This is only for the city drive & I hope that most of us travel within city limits for office.

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Old 12th December 2005, 17:52   #2
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within the city limits it has to be the 3rd gear in my zen for me..in 3rd zen goes all the way from 15kmph to 120kmph..
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Travel 'most' -

Distance wise it's 4th .. which is what I've chosen.
Time wise it's 2nd
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I think distance wise it has to be the 4th gear. Although 3rd is a close call.
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Distance wise, mostly in third, with second being a close second.
Time wise, NEUTRAL!
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70% i drive in 5 gear.. i hardly drive in 4 until and unless there is a lot of traffic.. I usually skip 4 gear and after third i just switch to 5 gear..

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Distance wise, mostly in third, with second being a close second.
Time wise, NEUTRAL!
Heh heh... how do you travel in Neutral? Do you roll down from a hill top?
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70% i drive in 5 gear.. i hardly drive in 4 until and unless there is a lot of traffic.. I usually skip 4 gear and after third i just switch to 5 gear..

Whoa mannn! Do you travel mostly on highways? In cities many a times the cars start stalling even on 4th!
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Heh heh... how do you travel in Neutral? Do you roll down from a hill top?
i meant time-wise, most of the times stuck in a jam, not moving. Samjha karo yaar.
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No lol.. not on highway. I live in chandigarh and there is very less traffic as compared to Delhi and Mumbai.. So you can between travel at 40 - 60 KMPH 80% of the time within city.. So i just shift to 5th gear as soon as i hit 40..

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Whoa mannn! Do you travel mostly on highways? In cities many a times the cars start stalling even on 4th!

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i meant time-wise, most of the times stuck in a jam, not moving. Samjha karo yaar.
Samajh gayaa yaar And I can empathize with you. Its the same problem here. Coming to work and then going back everyday is a chore by itself. So many times my ankles start paining, particularly the left one. Traffic scenario gets so bad at times that I just put the car on 1st gear and then just ride the clutch without any accelerator. It becomes a clutch-brake-clutch kind of drone.
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No lol.. not on highway. I live in chandigarh and there is very less traffic as compared to Delhi and Mumbai.. So you can between travel at 40 - 60 KMPH 80% of the time within city.. So i just shift to 5th gear as soon as i hit 40..
Lucky you! No such luck here. I get so happy whenever I get a stretch to slot the 5th
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Life seems stuck on 2nd gear on the way to office and back - and so does my car :(

occasionally, move on to the third gear, but hardly get a chance to put on 4th before i slam the brakes drifting into yet another jam.
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Now i came to know why me and my bro gets gr8 average... you all dont get a chance to go in 5th gear and cars drinks up all the petrol/diesel.. ummm so healthy cars u got there

But now days traffic situations are becomign worse too.. But still i get to drive in 5th gear as i hate 4th gear.. Thoughb i also hate 2nd gear until and unless car got Syncromesh in gears..
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thanks to the nice roads in delhi i am in 4th most of the time but 3rd is the second most used option.
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