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 #307632  by Chrome
 May 20th, 2013, 1:28 pm
Truckers are ecodrivers best friend



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 #377533  by EasyRider300M
 February 1st, 2019, 5:26 pm
Concerning the 300M Special, it has a difference shift setup compared to base M. If doing driving on local roads where you rarely get over 35 mph, you might save a bit of gas by using autostick and when at 30mph, shift it into 4th gear. If you rely on the automatic transmission to do the shifting, it doesnt get into 4th gear till about 40mph.
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 #377595  by LUNAT1C
 February 5th, 2019, 6:40 pm
Part of why I prefer to use autostick in my Special is the extra long second gear. The computer holds it, so driving around town I'll use autostick to shift up into 3rd faster. On the highway it doesn't matter, unless crawling along in a traffic jam.

And I've noticed the sweet spot is about 65mph, as I get my bet MPG there. I tend to stay around 75. In my Jeep, I gave up and typically do 80 (following the flow of traffic!). I'm lucky to get 14.5 if I hypermile it.