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Aug 3, 3:13pm - #239335 
overdrive

i think there was a thread on this already. what is the od for?

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Aug 3, 3:16pm - #239336 
saves gas...

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Aug 3, 3:18pm - #239337 
saves gas... turn it off and you can feel slightly more power happywink


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Aug 3, 3:21pm - #239338 
Its a freeway gear so the engine doesnt work as hard, Do your around town driving with it off and only use it on the highway.


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Aug 3, 3:24pm - #239339 
ooo. the mystery is solved rofl

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Aug 3, 5:20pm - #239340 
it has a nice boost to it.


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Aug 3, 5:22pm - #239341 
O/D is just our 4th gear spineyes rofl


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Aug 3, 5:36pm - #239342 
I was told if you drive long distances, like freeway, for a long period of time at relatively the same speed, you turn it off on the offramp. Lets the engine cool a bit. Its the auto version of 4th gear...but not quite.

Don't keep it off a long time, your milage goes down drastically. frown So I would leave it on, even going around town. Save more gas. There are no noticable increases in power or speed with it off. I wouldn't worry about it. Just leave it on at all times. thumbsup


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Aug 3, 8:13pm - #239343 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
O/D is just our 4th gear spineyes rofl
haha yups...

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Aug 3, 8:46pm - #239344 
Don't go over 75mph with it off... its best practice to keep your RPM's in the 2k to 4k range while driving constant high speeds

As per page 87 and 88 of the 2001 Celica owner's manual:

"You can select either third gear (with overdrive OFF) or forth gear (with overdrive ON) by pushing this button"

ie; with OVER DRIVE OFF, your celi maxes out at 3rd gear and will never switch to 4th.

...

Celica GT/2ZZ-GE Recomended Shifting Speeds

1 to 2 or 2 to 1 ... 15 mph / 24 km/h
2 to 3 or 3 to 2 ... 25 mph / 40 km/h
3 to 4 or 4 to 3 ... 40 mph / 65 km/h

MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE SPEEDS:

5-speed
1st gear ... 35 mph / 56 km/h
2nd gear ... 57 mph / 92 km/h
3rd gear ... 78 mph / 126 km/h
4th gear ... 106 mph / 171 km/h

6-speed
1st gear ... 37 mph / 60 km/h
2nd gear ... 58 mph / 93 km/h
3rd gear ... 80 mph / 128 km/h
4th gear ... 101 mph / 163 km/h
5th gear ... 129 mph / 208 km/h

...

As per page 94 of the 2001 Celica owner's manual

So according to the manual - all you guys who own an Automatic Celica who say you were doing 120mph, your speedo was either off, or you were red-line'n it for several miles wtf


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Aug 3, 9:26pm - #239345 
^^ good post Isaac. It weeds out the bullshitters. thumbsup


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Aug 3, 9:53pm - #239346 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
^^ good post Isaac. It weeds out the bullshitters. thumbsup


Fastest i've done is 105. Then again, there was some downhill slope. wink


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Aug 3, 10:06pm - #239347 
Ive done 120 in my auto celica. No BS so i dont know what the deal is.

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Aug 3, 10:13pm - #239348 
Quote:

So according to the manual - all you guys who own an Automatic Celica who say you were doing 120mph, your speedo was either off, or you were red-line'n it for several miles wtf


I've got a pic of my speedo at over 120, and I still had a ways to go on the tach. The auto has diff. gear ratio's than the manual, otherwise we'd get the fuel economy of a Mack truck. spineyes

(edit) the ratios are here... you can see the final drive ratio for the automatic GTS would allow for quite a bit more speed than 4th gear on either the 5 or 6 speed manual transmissions (for which you posted the max speeds per gear)

https://www.celicahobby.com/tech/2002celica.html


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Aug 3, 10:55pm - #239349 
i believe it says he posted it for the gt not the gts smile

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Aug 3, 11:06pm - #239350 
my car is at 4000 rpms at about 82 mph...

i always drive at that... i need another gear.

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Aug 3, 11:15pm - #239351 
Originally Posted by isaac
Don't go over 75mph with it off... its best practice to keep your RPM's in the 2k to 4k range while driving constant high speeds

As per page 87 and 88 of the 2001 Celica owner's manual:

"You can select either third gear (with overdrive OFF) or forth gear (with overdrive ON) by pushing this button"

ie; with OVER DRIVE OFF, your celi maxes out at 3rd gear and will never switch to 4th.

...

Celica GT/2ZZ-GE Recomended Shifting Speeds

1 to 2 or 2 to 1 ... 15 mph / 24 km/h
2 to 3 or 3 to 2 ... 25 mph / 40 km/h
3 to 4 or 4 to 3 ... 40 mph / 65 km/h

...


I also use it "braking with the engine" turn it off... and if you need to stop ... push the top button and 2... (stronger engine braking)... rolleyes then L (maximun engine braking)... ( rolleyes I never use L )
source: Owner's Manueal pg. 83 happywink

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Aug 4, 6:40am - #239352 
the book is wrong b/c i have had my car to 121 mph. That's all it would go, i watched the needle hit 121 and i felt the car just kinda not go anymore. And i also have an auto GT.


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Aug 4, 6:44am - #239353 
i had my car up to 135 and it went. and still chould go wave

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Aug 4, 8:37am - #239354 
time to get a manual...

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Aug 4, 9:11am - #239355 
by definition overdrive is any gear that has a gear ratio of lower than 1:1 (like 0.75:1) so it allows you to travel at higher speeds at lower rpms and since you're at a low rpm you save gas

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Aug 4, 1:26pm - #239356 
Originally Posted by Mike38
by definition overdrive is any gear that has a gear ratio of lower than 1:1 (like 0.75:1) so it allows you to travel at higher speeds at lower rpms and since you're at a low rpm you save gas



exactly


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Aug 5, 1:23am - #239357 
triptronic owns all! (blast from tha past)

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Aug 5, 1:27am - #239358 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
triptronic owns all! (blast from tha past)


rofl

I still can't believe that gimmick got me to buy an auto.


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Aug 5, 1:47am - #239359 
^^what were you thinking??? driving w/ clutch is fun!


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Aug 5, 1:50am - #239360 
rofl

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Aug 5, 3:12am - #239361 
Originally Posted by PyRoLiTe
the book is wrong b/c i have had my car to 121 mph. That's all it would go, i watched the needle hit 121 and i felt the car just kinda not go anymore. And i also have an auto GT.


2001.. or 2002... the programming is different - read my post - see YEAR wave


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Aug 8, 1:58pm - #239362 
Originally Posted by RyCeCuBe
^^what were you thinking??? driving w/ clutch is fun!

I'll prolly do a tranny swap when I swap out the engine at 150,000. Where I live there is so much damn traffic I didn't feel like having to deal with it. I wish I had though.

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Aug 10, 1:44pm - #239363 
yeah, i'm from LA, n traffic is a bitch...but i'm so attacted to the stick shift that i'm willing to put up with it...cuz i know one day i'm gonna spend the rest of my life driving an auto..so i'm enjoying it as much as i can rite now.


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Aug 10, 3:03pm - #239364 
Originally Posted by Mike38
by definition overdrive is any gear that has a gear ratio of lower than 1:1 (like 0.75:1) so it allows you to travel at higher speeds at lower rpms and since you're at a low rpm you save gas



or...where the input shaft spins slower than the output shaft. same thing.

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Aug 10, 3:09pm - #239365 
ive done 135 in mine no BS either!

so whats the deal? confused


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Aug 10, 3:11pm - #239366 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
triptronic owns all! (blast from tha past)


rofl

I still can't believe that gimmick got me to buy an auto.


lol same here buddy !! But its all good I dont really care, I love my car! thumbsup happywink wave


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Aug 10, 4:52pm - #239367 
I would kill myself if i didn't have a clutch


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Aug 10, 5:28pm - #239368 
I can't walk and chew bubbble gum at the same time laughsilly. Why would I need a shifter? I spend more time fiddling with the stereo than actually driving.


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Aug 10, 5:30pm - #239369 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
I would kill myself if i didn't have a clutch


We are all praying for it to fall apart. grin

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