Scion tC Forums banner
1 - 16 of 16 Posts

· Registered
Joined
·
1,860 Posts
^^ seconds that motion

Also, yea I have an automagic and I love it alot, I do sometimes miss the manual transmission but you know I get over it quickly because when I am on the phone, eating, yelling out the window, turning w/ blinker it does get hard to drive with a manual.
 

· Registered
Joined
·
6,498 Posts
On a trip to Florida a few weeks ago, my idiot friend knocked it into 3rd and drove 250 miles at 75 MPH like that...
 

· Premium Member
Joined
·
16,847 Posts
When I brought the car home from the dealership for the first time I had it in 3rd on I-75 for awhile until I realized it was revving a bit high.
 

· Registered
Joined
·
4,643 Posts
When I had a slushbox I used the shifter for the following things:
- put it in 3rd when I was ready to pass somebody
- put it in 2nd (or even L) on mountain roads going downhill.
- put it in R to go backwards
 

· Registered
Joined
·
424 Posts
Just put it in D for 'dattaway' !! --------------->

Seriously though, the transmmission should be able to handle any forward movement in just Drive. I've found the throttle response to be a bit faster in the lower gears since it doesn't have to downshift for quicker acceleration.

In slower traffic, I will put it in 2 otherwise the car wants to just keep moving forward at whatever speed rather than slowing down when I pull my foot off the gas.
 
1 - 16 of 16 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top