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Is it true that if you have a 330ci and you shift from 5th to 2nd it might blow your engine or something like that? What if your on 5th going saying 40 and you sihft to second, is dis bad?
 

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my step can hit about 60-62mph when in second at WOT, so I think you will be safe shifting into 2nd at 40mph, I do it a lot to get on the power since I don't utilize the kickdown feature of the step that much. I don't do it to slow down, only to get more power at a higher rev when I need to pass or whatever.

For A stick, I imagine it will be similar.
 

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not changing from 5th to 2nd there is nothign wrong with doing so, as long as the speed descreases with the change in ratio's
i can change form 5th to 1st without any problems just as i can change from 5th to 4th and blow the engine
 

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so say im going 40mph and im on 5th and i downshift to 2nd and just floor it......this is bad?....sorry for trouble guys
 

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hmmmm 40mph will probably be pretty high up for 2nd gear,
it all depends on revvs
at how many revvs are u on 5th at 40mph?
 

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if yur going 80 in fifth try to shift to 2nd and that'll answer your question............haha j/k
 
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