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Car question

  1. Apr 9, 2008 #1
    The jolt that you feel when you press on the gas when in 1st gear...would you feel that same jolt in 5th gear if there was no air resistance?
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  3. Apr 9, 2008 #2


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    No. The jolt has more to do with the difference in gear ratios and the efficiency of the engine.
  4. Apr 9, 2008 #3
    ah thanks.
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