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better for car - higher revs or more gear changes - elise s2

random question of the day. (elise s2 or other car owners)

is it better to do higher revs between gears or lower revs and more gear switching?

i tend to drive my car slow and when 'babying it' it, i change gears every 10 mph (1st get to 10, 2nd to 20, etc). and yes, i do know that 2nd gear goes right about 62mph.


so while driving to the grocery store this morning i thought maybe i'm thinking about this all wrong. which is better for babying the car, more gear shifts or higher revs. more gear shifts would put more use on the clutch. higher revs might not be much more wear and tear on the block.

what do you think?

Oh snap! I'm on fire!
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