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Old 12-15-2011, 09:01 PM   #1
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How to save gas driving stick.

Know noob question but I'm still fairly new at it and I wanted a answer that was mustang specific. Does it have to do with the rpms? Lik lower the better? Iono haha
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Pretty much.
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:19 PM   #3
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Don't let them get higher than 2 and u will deff save
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:38 PM   #4
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Yeah I try to stay under 2 and it makes a pretty big difference
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Old 12-15-2011, 09:48 PM   #5
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But u got to play sometimes!!!! Lol
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Notice I said "try" LOL
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Yea every time on the highway I drop to third and let it eat I really think I can see the needle move lol
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Don't let them get higher than 2 and u will deff save
Under 2?! Haha I've been going under 3 thinking I'm doing a good job lmao

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But u got to play sometimes!!!! Lol
Haha most definitely.. I just got my stang and I'm having way too much fun with it
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Yea but like we said have fun to.... It's actually good to get on it sometimes cleans her out a bit
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Yea every time on the highway I drop to third and let it eat I really think I can see the needle move lol
I don't think, I know you can lmao.
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So worth it tho lol
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Nice idea though lol
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I've been getting my best at 2100-2200 rpms.
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Ford recommends shifting from 1-2 at 11mph, 2-3 at 20, 3-4 at 30, and 4-5 at 40. Which I think is a load crap cause you're never getting to a decent mph any time soon. I shift at 2500-3000 and get a solid 19mpg while still thoroughly enjoying my car
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