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View Poll Results: At What RPM Do You Usually Shift?
0-1000 RPM 0 0%
1000-2000 RPM 0 0%
2000-2500 RPM 3 2.88%
2500-3000 RPM 8 7.69%
3000-3500 RPM 19 18.27%
3500-4000 RPM 27 25.96%
4000-4500 RPM 10 9.62%
4500-5000 RPM 14 13.46%
5000-5500 RPM 5 4.81%
5500-6000 RPM 9 8.65%
6000-7000 RPM 7 6.73%
7000-8000 RPM 2 1.92%
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Usually around 3500 - 4000 rpm

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Not voting cos I haven't got an S but in my MINI I mainly change between 4000-6500rpm........I was driving a Honda yesterday and didn't shift untill 9000rpm when it hit the limiter
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I shift right before 3000. I have been driving high-torque engines for too long, so I am used to an early shift. Generally I shift my truck at 1800. It feels weird to bring the engine much past 4000, but I still do it from time to time. It doesn't help too that when my father taught me to drive he would smack me anytime I would rev the engine. After all of the years I still won't rev unless I need to.

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Who gives a dam anyway - Sometimes the balanity of the topics is breathtaking
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Who gives a dam anyway - Sometimes the balanity of the topics is breathtaking

What does balanity mean? I looked it up, but with no luck.


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Your'e right Ruthie - but it is one in the morning and it's been a very long day!
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Your'e right Ruthie - but it is one in the morning and it's been a very long day!

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Shift at 1500 to save gas

When I want to save gas, I leave the car in the garage. Sure makes for a boring day!
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