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      03-08-2010, 10:24 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by CATCH_M3 View Post
Thanks E93! That's great news for me .
I never really drive around that range so it's perfect. Hwy cruising I am around 3000, daily cruise I try to keep between 2500-3000 so I have some torque for passing. Will only drone when I'm being extremely lazy. I heard that with our cars its better to cruise a little higher RPM anyway (~3000rpm-ish) because its more fuel efficient to cruise partial throttle, higher RPM.. Than say 1500-ish RPM with throttle bodies more open.. Is there truth to this?

Sorry for hijacking my own thread
Probably not since the DCT is programmed to get you to around 2000RPM as much as possible.
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