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RE: High RPMs at highway speed?

Stephen Frattini decided to speak these words:

>So in an effort to have more fun, and to use more the of the engine (and
>to pretend its a five speed,) sometimes I will drop it down into the lower
>gear marked "2", and then once I get to about 50, I will put it back in "D"
>The manual says that you can go up to 65 with it in "2", so I don't think
>I'm doing any damage, but I wanted to ask you guys just to make sure.  If I
>am, I will stop doing it.  I know its a dumb question, but I'm hoping
>someone can settle my uncertainties or tell me what an idiot I am.  :)  

Ok everyone, as long as you are below redline on an engine, you can 
cruise around all day long if you like and not to any damage to the 

That is the whole point of the redline, that is where bad things start 



Michael Sheridan Williams
San Francisco, CA
ICQ# 11740998
1983 UrQuattro, MC--1.8 BAR, borla, 16x7.5 OZ Mito's w/ SP8000's, K&N
1985 4000S Quattro, Koni Yellows/Coilover (2B), strut brace, Sport 8000 
Tires, K&N