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      01-01-2013, 04:51 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by DBoyBimming
I wouldn't be dropping into 2nd at 50mph as frequently as it seems you do. That's a huge strain on your trans. Do a pull In second and third and watch your rpms. If they populate faster than normal it's obv your clutch. A worn clutch usually slips under acceleration, not normal load. --- normally--- that's case by case.
If 2nd is 5000rpm how is this extra strain on his transmission? Please explain.

If its auto it is my understanding it would rev match on downshift, theoretically this wouldn't cause any extra strain on the transmission. And by your logic any gear at 5000rpm would be equally damaging.

Please explain.
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