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Re: New can of worms!

On Wed, 15 Nov 1995 LToy@aol.com wrote:

> i'm not trying to be facetious, but what's the big rush in shifting?  how
> many tenths of a second are you really going to save by shifting faster?  i
> could be wrong here, but there's other places to gain time.  some of the hard
> core competitive types (Eric?  Scott? Graydon?) can prob'ly add more here

For what it's worth (FWIW) , I think Bob Bondurant said, in his book 
"B.B. on High Performance Driving"

...a smooth shift is much more important than a fast shift...

For reasons of not upsetting the chassis with abrupt inputs and for 
overall driveline durability.

Robert Phillips
The University of Akron Sociology Department-------Akron, Ohio
1987 Audi 4000S, 1.8L 4-cyl, FWD-----SOLO II D-Street Prepared