Honda Car Forum


Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Discussion > Honda Technical

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 09 Oct 2008, 01:46 am
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 14
Default 2008 accord v6 manual transmission?

hey, so i've been driving a manual for the last 4 months, its an 08 accord.I felt bad cuz i learnd it on a new car but it should be okay if i made few I usually shift around 3000K RPM, and my eye started hurting now cuz i'm always looking at the its becomming a habbit... On the manual, this is what i'm reading...please tell me if i should go with the book or keep on switching when the the rpms are at 3K. I also wanted to know if the first to 2th gear should be very quick, For example..Should i take the rpms to 3K when switching from first to 2nd? than the speed is about 30KM (19mph). Isnt this too high for the first gear?Anywyas, this is what it says in the manual...if i go by the book, i will be changing gears every 2 secs..loll"on models with 6 speed manual transmission1st to 2nd - 15mph (24km/h)2nd to 3rd - 17mph (27km)3rd to 4th- 27 mph (43km)4td to 5th - 36mph (58km)5th to 6th - 41mph (61km) I just never had anyone teach me, so i'm learnd it on my own and i'm pretty sure i'm still making mistakes.thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 09 Oct 2008, 02:01 am
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 36

just take it between 2,500 3500 RPM (for modest acceleration) between shifts. Don't go by the book.. the books always make you end up lugging the engine. Sounds like you are Driving it fine..
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 09 Oct 2008, 02:16 am
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 36

i would try to keep the rpm under 2500rpm you get the best gas mileage ive learned so many tricks, im driving a 3 ton beast truck
Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2008 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 With 6-Speed Manual Transmission skylight Honda Accord Pictures 15 11 Mar 2008 07:28 am
2008 Honda Accord EX-L V-6 With 6-Speed Manual Transmission skylight Honda Accord Pictures 1 21 Aug 2007 04:16 pm
Accord Manual Transmission question ZRexRider Honda 2 14 29 Nov 2005 08:01 am
1990 Accord LX, manual transmission 442nyx333 Honda 3 4 21 Jun 2005 07:48 pm
1987 Manual Transmission Accord DX - Testing Transmission/Gears?? Ken Abrahamsen Honda 2 4 26 Oct 2004 09:01 pm

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:36 am.

Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers

Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc. is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.