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Old 08-25-2010, 09:59 PM
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Default Fairly simple question

I have a 98 Ranger with a five speed and no tach. I literally just learned how to drive stick yesterday, and I have a pretty good idea one when I'm supposed to be shifting into what, but without a tach it's hard to be sure.

Just wanna know around what speed should I be changing into what gears? Just to be sure. I don't wanna put any extra stress on it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:06 PM
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You can tell by the sound. Once you get the hang of it you'll see
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:12 PM
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I guess, maybe I'm just being over-cautious. I dunno, I feel like I gotta rev the hell out of it to actually get it up to speed, but it might just be because I'm new to the standard scene.
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Old 08-25-2010, 10:57 PM
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You'll get used to it, the faster you want to go the more you wind out the gears. Just keep practicing and focus on your driving
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:21 PM
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Default Re: Fairly simple question

never did understand why autos come with tachs and 5spd don't it makes no sense
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Old 08-26-2010, 03:25 PM
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I'm debating installing a tach, I saw those pillar mounted pods, and thought a little 3 inch in that wouldn't look ridiculous.
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