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Old 10-01-2012, 05:08 PM   #9
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Eh who cares.

Are you a CEO or engineer.

No need to get upset, lots of other things in the world to get pissed off at.

Originally Posted by HipToBeSquare View Post
Any car with a tall overdrive and a reasonable final drive ratio can do that.

the only thing required is enough latent torque to pressurize the hydraulics to down-shift when the accelerator is pressed. Most cars don't stay in top-gear if the driver presses the accelerator, anyway.

A 3 speed automatic can do that, if the third gear ratio is ~0.65:1 or so.

it is just a matter of how many gears, at what interval, are between lowest and highest gear ratios.
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