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Old 05-26-2008, 01:51 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When to shift MT on 328i

Just curious if there is anyone else out there with a manual transmission on a 328i. At what RPM do you usually shift for normal driving?
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I don't know what I would suggest, in my e30 for normal driving its 3500rpm for me, but I like to rev it out on a very regular basis.
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Yeah somewhere between 3 and 3500 with an occasional near 4000 is about typical for me.
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I've been shifting it around 3K. It seems to shift the smoothest here and give me decent acceleration.
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