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I read on several forums that you should shift a stock MS3 at 5700 rpms but this doesn't seem right. The car is boost limited in 1st and 2nd and there is no dyno graph of those gears. It certainly does not feel faster short shifting 1st and 2nd. And even in 3rd and 4th with full power available, short shifting puts you back at peak power range but it seems like you're halfway through the power band before full boost is back on.

Anyone have solid data that the 5700 shift is better than shifting at redline?

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