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In you manual tranny MINI's?
My shifting experince is with some relatively low revving machines, ie Peterbilt ( red line ~ 2k)
And I just wanted to get a feel for where the normal shift points are on MINI's as mine is going to be here is about two weeks
'07 Cooper S, DS/B, Hyper Sport pkg.
_lowering springs_tinted windows_stubby antenna_turbo wrap_painted fender arches(hypersport)_auto-on Sport Button_
Motor on Wayne. Motor on Garth.
I shift at 3k from first to third... then to fifth at 3500 or so... then to 6th when im ready... sometimes i have to go to second from first (when traffic forces me to)... then i go to 4th then 6th from there... doesnt this save wear and tear on the clutch? If im feelin' froggy, i will go from first to second to third without depressing the clutch... but maybe i am just weird...
In the flatness of the city, I usually shift out of first at 2200rpm or so, then about 3000 for the rest of the gears.
this is usually how i do it. i feel like a granny when the urge and urgency come on i get the lead foot syndrome, but never really terribly late
'04 cr/w jcw mcs - sold; what a sweet car it was
-freeway? what the hell's a freeway?
-eight lanes of shimmering cement running from here to pasadena. smooth, safe, fast. traffic jams will be a thing of the past