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View Poll Results: I most love shifting into:
1st 1 1.56%
2nd 18 28.13%
3rd 37 57.81%
4th 6 9.38%
5th 10 15.63%
Reverse 4 6.25%
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Old 14th April 2009, 07:37   #16
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I like shifting to 2nd gear from 1st which pulls my car way ahead of the traffic during signal start!
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Old 14th April 2009, 11:02   #17
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2nd in the city.. no doubt

and 4rth on clean stretches... luvv the never ending gush of the 4rth and this often makes me forget the 5th
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Old 14th April 2009, 11:05   #18
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2nd gear in a swift DDIS. Oh boy, does it pull! And how !
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Old 14th April 2009, 11:32   #19
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downshifting from 3rd to 2nd. likes the way rpm meter shoots up!!
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Old 14th April 2009, 11:49   #20
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me and some other person voted reverse.. and i still don't know why
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Old 16th April 2009, 04:07   #21
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me and some other person voted reverse.. and i still don't know why
You guys reverse your cars at high speeds?
How do you folks manage to do that? Please explain!

Reminds me of some old joke, where one had to drive back in reverse after reaching the destination..
'There are 4/5 gears for front.. but there's only only one for reverse!'
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Old 16th April 2009, 04:31   #22
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I have a short ratio gearbox in my MPFi Esteem. I like to take her to 6k RPM in 2nd and then shift to 3rd and keep the revs going all the way up to 7500 RPM. Wow, no words to describe the adrenalin rush - absolute nirvana + more.

Needless to say, I do not like shifting to 4th or 5th but force myself to do so for Fuel Economy.

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You guys reverse your cars at high speeds?
How do you folks manage to do that? Please explain!
I must confess that even I like reversing the car in relatively high speeds. It can be quite challenging keeping the car pointed in the right direction while reversing at high speeds. I get a high doing this.

Note: Please DO NOT try this on public roads as this can be very dangerous to you as well as others. The visibility is very poor and in a panic situation, one will make mistakes as it is not as simple as driving forwards.

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Old 16th April 2009, 04:58   #23
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2nd gear in a swift DDIS. Oh boy, does it pull! And how !
If you like it in the swift, try it out in a Verna Crdi!
Believe me, the thrust you get in the Verna is mind-blowing!

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I must confess that even I like reversing the car in relatively high speeds. It can be quite challenging keeping the car pointed in the right direction while reversing at high speeds. I get a high doing this.
+1 to that! getting a high depends on various factors! Anyways, I love the the Verna with all four disks, ABS, etc! (apart from the fact that I test drove one owned by suren181! and I love it except for the butt!!!)

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Old 16th April 2009, 10:34   #24
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Third gear, the best one to experience the power band. 1 and 2 are too short on any vehicle.

Esp, 3rd gear on the RX100 is like riding the wild stallion. slot into 3rd at 40kmh and ride it all the way to redline at 70kmh.

4th is too long on any vehicle i have ridden/driven.
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Old 16th April 2009, 10:54   #25
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I have had a palio 1.9 d and third is the gear i have always loved no pressure on the engine and it pulls amzingly.
Wagonar I would say i like to drive that in 2nd gear because of the small engine.
Accent which i have recently bought, could be driven in any gear and i dont feel any lack of response or performance.
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Old 16th April 2009, 12:10   #26
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While driving the Getz, more than the gear its the RPM which makes more difference to me.

1500 RPM - Cruises and ready to kick in.
2000 RPM - Hell breaks loose.
3500 RPM - Roaring and violent as it can get.
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Old 16th April 2009, 12:48   #27
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Does LOW range gear 2 count?
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Old 16th April 2009, 13:13   #28
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For the Highways- Slotting to 3rd from 5th give me the kick!!

In the City - Slotting to 2nd and zipping out is another experience.
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3rd.

* A versatile gear in almost any car.
* Most often used gear in city.
* Good on the highways when you want to overtake.
* Used very often when driving in the hills ..
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2nd and 3rd on the Baleno. Undoubtedly.

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Wagonar
Any particular reason why you spell it as Wagonar and not WagonR ?
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