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      01-18-2013, 09:09 PM   #42
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Drives: '08 IB E92
Join Date: Sep 2011
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Originally Posted by Mike Benvo View Post
Another advantage is on the track when you're full throttle and need that extra couple hundred RPM. Happens to me sometimes when an up-shift isn't really feasible and you don't want to sit at the limiter when you could have a little more room there without shifting.
Granted, I am a slow track noob but I was hitting redline in 4th at the very end of the front straight at Big Willow. As I got faster, I would have to brake earlier, because I would hit redline earlier but a shift to fifth wasn't feasible.

Hopefully, I'll get fast enough that I will have to shift but at least for now, a couple hundred RPMs extra would be nice.
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