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Re: short shifting

I regularly skip gears when shifting.  In the CGT, 1-3, 2-4, 3-5.  In the
wagon, I would go 1-3, and 3-5 often as well.  

Ed Kellock
Greenville, SC  USA
91 200q Avant
87 Coupe GT

On Thu, 11 Mar 1999 20:32:40 -0700 only5kgt@uswest.net writes:
>I'm sorry I can't share any thoughts WRT the lights. But the comment 
>on shifting:
>I respectfully admit that I have no idea what a 91 CQ is geared 
>like... but if
>it's anything like what I'm used to (10vt) *relaxed* 1-3-5 shifting 
>would be
>impossible! To wind 1st high enough not to lug 3rd (esp. with the 
>low-torque 20v)
>would be a scream session- and since I never use 5th under 65mph, 
>ditto for the
>3-5 shift, in my case. YMMV, indeed- as for minimizing clutch *use*: 
>my 5k
>apparently has the original clutch at 192k- how much more wear do you 
>Strictly my .02,
>Christopher Gharibo wrote:
>> I have a '91 Audi Coupe Quattro at 53k miles.
>> My driver side headlight bulb burned out. I was considering doing 
>the 9004 to
>> 9007 bulb upgrade as recommended on the 20V site. Does this 
>modification have
>> any damaging effects? What are the advantages?
>> Also, what do the list members feel about 1-3-5 shifting to minimize 
>> use during relaxed driving?
>> Thanks.
>> Chris
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