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Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by beastlytaco, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:24 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    okay in the 4 cyl you have the automatic transmisson. a buddy of mine said you can manually shift through the gears like 1 to 2 to 3 and to 4 but cant that really screw up ur tranny
     
  2. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Nope. :) I shift mine manually all the time when driveing thru hills or off roading.
     
  3. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:29 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    You can "cowboy" the gears but you have to use good judgement with RPM's. Dont redline, dont wind up the RPM's real high then drop the gas in the same gear, dont downshift too soon...stuff like that. Just dont be abusive.:)
     
  4. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:34 PM
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    beastlytaco

    beastlytaco [OP] This is TW. One never knows what is a joke anymore

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    say i was racing some guy in a corolla could i do it then
     
  5. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:37 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Do you have the "ECT" button on the dash in that '08? Anyway if youre racing a corolla just leave it in drive. Youll do fine:D
     
  6. Jul 1, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    oh yeah 4x2 and 2x4 are the same thing right?
     
  7. Jul 1, 2008 at 8:14 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    One is a truck drive lay out, the other is wood. :D
     
  8. Jul 1, 2008 at 8:36 PM
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  9. Jul 2, 2008 at 10:35 AM
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    HOLY SHIT i laughed so loud when i read that :rofl:
     
  10. Jul 2, 2008 at 10:54 AM
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    :laugh:

    as to the original question, you probably won't damage it immediately, but if you make a habit of it, expect your engine and transmission to wear out quicker. Consistently operating at higher RPMs is pointless. If you have too much gas, feel free to send some to me.
     
  11. Jul 2, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    OMG.... That was funny man! :D:D
     
  12. Jul 2, 2008 at 10:56 AM
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    +1
     
  13. Sep 10, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    i got a 2007 prerunner its automatic 2wd. what gear would i put it in when off roading?
     
  14. Sep 24, 2010 at 10:17 AM
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    it works great for towing, off road, and racing. like i use it when i race so if i take some gas off it wont up shift and then slam gears when put more gas to it. but just normal driving around keep it in drive but for going out having fun o yeah use it!!! :D
     
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