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Old 05-19-2007, 11:52 AM   #1
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Autostick Transmission

If I drove my car with the auto stick feature, would this help in place of the regular automatic?
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Old 05-19-2007, 05:57 PM   #2
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could you rephrase the question?
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Old 05-19-2007, 06:35 PM   #3
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It's possible if you shift low, but since it's a fake manual, it still controls much for you. I experimented with early shifting by switching from gears 1-2 manually in my Accord, but instead, it acts like the clutch (if it had one) wasn't latched and there was alot of slippage. This hurt mye mileage, but if you can shift at around 2k rpms without it slipping, it should improve your efficiency over a normally driven auto. A real manual will do best though.
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I don't think that manually shifting via the autostick will be much better than allowing the trans to shift for itself. I guess if you lived someplace hilly and could use the autostick to pull hills in a taller gear vs downshifting it might help your FE some...
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I don't think that manually shifting via the autostick will be much better than allowing the trans to shift for itself. I guess if you lived someplace hilly and could use the autostick to pull hills in a taller gear vs downshifting it might help your FE some...

That I do.

Gotta hate the Great Smoky Mountains for FE.
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Dude, sooooo many good opportunities for coasting. The best mileage I ever get is on hilly roads.
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Dude, sooooo many good opportunities for coasting. The best mileage I ever get is on hilly roads.
Hardly. You can't coast off of hills here without hitting hairpin curves at deadly speeds.
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