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Old 06-12-2012, 10:42 PM
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Will 3rd gear get you through the traps in the 1/4?
No Sir! You'll need 4th......or at least should need 4th.
As soon as you feel the shift into 3rd (2nd Prime), shift to 4th. You don't have much time for this so be ready.
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No Sir! You'll need 4th......or at least should need 4th.
As soon as you feel the shift into 3rd (2nd Prime), shift to 4th. You don't have much time for this so be ready.
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I found that I ran my best times when I started in first and while accelerating manually shifted to 3rd and didnt touch it till i passed the final light where I shifted it into 4th , 5th etc for cooldown. I did notice that the truck was pulling harder through the finish than it did when I tried to shift manually from 2nd to 3rd which as has been mentioned does occur at 85-90 mph and within 50 feet of finish line. 11 Crewcab Hemi 4x4 3:55 rear 20" wheels K&N CAI 89.88 mph 15.913 1/4
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