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Old 05-29-2003, 10:24 PM
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Second gear starts are smoother and extended the gas milage performance of MB cars. On some models, a "S"port and "E"conomy switch was added to the transmission face plate or a kickdown button was fitted behind the gas pedal to engage the lower gear. MB's weren't targeted at the stoplight racers.
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