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Old 08-03-2012, 12:52 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Bruce Wayne View Post
nope never had a crunch between gear changes. i did change the gear oil not long ago and the box it a little 'tighter'.

the other point i make with the car is that i keep the rpms below 3,000 until it has reached operating temperature.
Owner's manual says to keep the RPMs below 4000 until the car reaches operating temp. The general concensus around here is that these cars like to be above 3000, so your best bet is to drive and shift in that 3-4k range. Below 3k these cars are not happy, even when they're cold.

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