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| Originally posted by Rustle98@Aug 24 2004, 01:03 PM |
Just got a new 325Ci with a manual 5-speed. I was wondering what the reccomended rpms were for both cruising and shifting?? I previously had a mitsubishi and never accelerated much over 4000rpms and usually cruised somewhere in the low 3000s. However, my bimmer seems comfortable cruising around 3600 / 3700 rpms with acceleration going well over 4000...
Is there a consensus on what levels to shift and cruise at?
| Originally posted by Rustle98@Aug 25 2004, 09:27 PM |
thanks for the replies!
So its really OK to run the RPMs that high from time to time???
I guess I'm just used to my old car which would NEVER take that!
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