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Old 08-28-2012, 01:54 AM   #187
hi-revs
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Originally Posted by CrashBandit View Post
Well then, two different answers.. I think I'm using more gas being in 5th gear with the gas pedal pressed more than being in 4th using less gas.

I think its better on the engine to have the rpm's higher that to have higher boost.

Going up a steep hill in 5th with the gas pushed further seems to me like its causing more stress on the engine from "struggling".
Whereas going up a steep hill in 4th with the rpm higher makes the load on the engine a lot easier.
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