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devils_righthand
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Apr 9, 7:10pm - #438748 
Stick shifting?

So i'm new to driving stick and i was just wondering, at what rpm's should i change gear? Thanks

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Clyde
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Apr 9, 7:14pm - #438749 
it depends..if you wanna save fuel, change gears at around 3000 - 5000 rpms..if you wanna race, well, i dunno, shift when it gets near redline i guess..


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Apr 9, 7:16pm - #438750 
If you let off the accelerator and the car jerks then its time to shift. Keep doing that and you'll get used to do it and wont have to think. Good luck thumbsup

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Apr 9, 7:17pm - #438751 
Depends on how fast you want to accelerate. If you want to save your motor & gas, shift early. If you want to go like hell, shift just before the fuel cuts out.

Your GT will rev about 400 over the redline before the fuel cuts out. If your driving normal, I would say about 5,000 RPM is a good place to shift.

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Apr 9, 7:23pm - #438752 
^^ i think he means Carbon blue


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Apr 9, 7:25pm - #438753 
^^ i think he meant carbon blue grin

i shift between 3000 and 4000, but read the manual, it tells you what speed to shift at

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Apr 9, 7:26pm - #438754 
damn you gtscelica05, you beat me while i was typing rofl rofl rofl

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Apr 9, 7:34pm - #438755 
LOL rofl Thanks for the correction grin


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Apr 10, 5:38am - #438756 
"devils_righthand", what does the Devil do with his right hand? rofl

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Apr 10, 5:46am - #438757 
^^ he probably means that he is the devils right hand man.

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Apr 10, 2:05pm - #438758 
Back on topic:

I shift around 2800 usually.


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Apr 10, 2:25pm - #438759 
Listen to the engine...you will usually shift around 4k rpm...whenever you hear that the engine revs too high shift..."listen...Listen very carefully my friend" hit


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Apr 10, 2:27pm - #438760 
i shift from 3k to 4k, when driving daily


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Apr 10, 3:13pm - #438761 
I shift at 3500 - 4000, like he said, listen to the car.. it'll tell you when to shift.

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Apr 10, 5:41pm - #438762 
3000-5000 for daily driving

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