Originally posted by: orakle
Originally posted by: Cattlegod
Originally posted by: Stunt
You don't need a tach.
(approximate)
start = first
15-25 = second
25-45 = third
45-60 = fourth
60+ = fifth
yep, that is if you are going a bit faster. if you want better mpg just shift into
0-10 = first
10-20 = second
20-30 = third
30-40 = fourth
40+ = fifth
I have an '03 mazdaspeed protege and that is what i usually use.
Thanks.. I was actually wondering what shift ranges other people were using.. I usually do it approximately like this:
0-20 km/h (0-12mph) = first
20-50 km/h (12-30mph) = second
50-70 km/h (30-42mph) = third
70-100 km/h (42-60mph) = fourth
100 km/h+ (60mph+) = fifth
Gas is up to around $1.20 cdn/L (almost $4 usd/gal) where I live, so I'm trying to drive softer and I'm going to start shifting earlier if it means saving a few bucks.