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Reverse 0 0%
1st 5 33.33%
2nd 6 40.00%
3rd 1 6.67%
4th 3 20.00%
5th 0 0%
6th 0 0%
None of the above - I like my car sitting still. WHAT? 0 0%
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post #1 of 8 Old 05-21-2012, 08:29 AM Thread Starter
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What's your favorite GEAR?

Ok folks, this is probably more of a personality test than anything. But I want to know what your favorite gear is, and why?

Reverse - It means you're just about to start your drive, or you're backing out to start washing/waxing.

First - Launch. Nuff said.

Second - The pulling away gear. Also the cruising slowly through a crowd so people can see you gear. And it's my favorite gear because it probably means I'm on the autocross course.

Third - Finishing gear. Should take you through the finish lights on the drag strip. Also takes you up (and possible over) speed on the on-ramp for highways to merge in easily.

Fourth - Cruising around the "city/town" at speed limits. Also serves as a nice passing gear on 2 lane highways.

Fifth - Haven't really found a use for this except for hitting 150 mph on a non-public controlled site. Yes, I have.

Sixth - Highway gas mileage fun. Some people just love to hit the open road and cruise to the next checkpoint in the game of life!

I know I haven't hit all the uses for all the gears, but that's what your comments should explore! Post away!

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Second - The pulling away gear. Also the cruising slowly through a crowd so people can see you gear.
My reason is because from a 40mph roll race I use this gear!
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post #3 of 8 Old 05-21-2012, 10:14 AM
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Definitely second gear. I love ripping it when I upshift and squealing the tires. And it's perfect for downshifting and leaving other cars in the dust.



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I frickin' love second gear in the Shelby...that's the one he bucks like a wild stallion in! And it can be quite a challenge just to stay in the saddle once I dig my heels in...lol.
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Def first! This gear coupled with my Maggie makes for some serious shenanigans...

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post #6 of 8 Old 05-21-2012, 03:59 PM
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second gear..

The tires are still spinning and the front tires come off the ground just a bit and the steering wheel is of no use for that split second..Also you may jump lanes , if you are not careful..

I swear if i had wings on the doors, it would lift off ...

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Second gear, I get to rap it out when driving and it sounds awsom...

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First. There is not much that's better than launching our twin turbo BMW...
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