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Old 10-15-2009, 03:06 PM   #1
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what to do with 5 and 6 gear?

all my vehicles ( camaros',corvette ) have been 4speeds. how am i supposed to treat 5 and 6 gear in relation to a 4 speed. i know 5th is probably like o/d, but what am i supposed to do with 6th? can i drive around town in 6th gear?
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Old 10-15-2009, 03:08 PM   #2
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Dont worry you will do fine just dont forget you have 6th on the freeway ...And hold on!!!
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Old 10-15-2009, 04:00 PM   #3
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I use 5th around town when I get over 35 mph. 6th is great on the highway, 65 mph, 1500 rpm's.

Like ddunerider says, Dont worry you will do fine.
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Old 10-15-2009, 05:34 PM   #4
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right on.
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:02 AM   #5
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I love having the extra gears! Good for gas mileage and cruzin'.
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Old 10-17-2009, 09:11 AM   #6
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I keep forgetting I have a 6th gear. It's so smooth in 5th.
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