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Old 02-14-2011, 08:08 PM   #1
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Default When do you shift survey

I have set up a new survey on my web site. I think it would be interesting to see at what speeds people shift gears. See link below for survey page on my web site.

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Old 02-14-2011, 09:02 PM   #2
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Bob,

Got an error when I submitted my info.

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Internal Server Error
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Please contact the server administrator, root@zap.slackware.lan and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log.
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Old 02-14-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
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I shift by the sound of the eng. not by looking at the speedometer.
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Old 02-14-2011, 09:40 PM   #4
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Like JoeWay, I get an internal server error too. Tried several times, no go.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:02 PM   #5
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Try it again. There may have been an error in the data file.


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Old 02-14-2011, 10:13 PM   #6
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Just tried to take the survey and got the internal server error.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:18 PM   #7
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Try it again. There may have been an error in the data file.
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Still no. Tried a different computer and browser, also no go, same error. I have not had trouble with your surveys in the past, nothing changed on my end.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:21 PM   #8
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The survey is working just ignore the error. It only happens AFTER your answers are collected. I will see if I can find the problem.

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Old 02-14-2011, 10:29 PM   #9
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Same here Error!!!! Bob I've been having trouble getting on your site lately? any Ideas? Gary.
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Old 02-14-2011, 10:53 PM   #10
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Same error....however my '31 engine is about 100 HP and I have zephyr gears in a '39 transmission so my answers will probably skew the results!
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Old 02-14-2011, 11:20 PM   #11
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OK I think the Error is fixed. Please try again

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Old 02-15-2011, 12:05 AM   #12
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Bob,

Your totals for each answer seem to add up a bit high.

Interesting survey.

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Old 02-15-2011, 11:33 AM   #13
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I believe I have solved the Error problem. I will keep the survey open for about a week.

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Old 02-15-2011, 01:35 PM   #14
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Wink Totals look Ok to me

Below are the current results. Totals add up to 99%, 100%, 99%, 99%, 100%, 100%, 100% (99%s due to round off).

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Upshift_1st_to_2nd
5-10 --- 27 (50%) 10-15 --- 21 (39%) 15-20 --- 5 (9%) 20-25 --- 1 (2%)

Upshift_2nd_to_3rd
15-20 --- 14 (26%) 20-25 --- 18 (33%) 25-30 --- 10 (19%) 30-35 --- 11 (20%) 35-40 --- 1 (2%)

Downshift_3rd_to_2nd
15-20 --- 30 (61%) 20-25 --- 8 (16%) 25-30 --- 9 (18%) 30-35 --- 2 (4%) 35-40 --- 0 (0%)

Downshift_2nd_to_1st
0 --- 33 (67%) 5-10 --- 12 (24%) 10-15 --- 4 (8%) 15-20 --- 0 (0%) 20-25 --- 0 (0%)

Rearend_Ratio
3.78 (std) --- 47 (87%) 3.54 --- 6 (11%) 3.27 --- 1 (2%) 4.11 --- 0 (0%) Less than 3.27 --- 0 (0%) Greater than 4.11 --- 0 (0%)

Do_you_have_overdrive
Yes --- 11 (20%) No --- 44 (80%)

Engage_Overdrive
30-35 --- 1 (10%) 35-40 --- 0 (0%) 40-45 --- 4 (40%) 45-50 --- 2 (20%) 50-55 --- 1 (10%) 55-60 --- 2 (20%)
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:20 PM   #15
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worked fine for me just now ................... steve
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Old 02-15-2011, 02:33 PM   #16
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Kind of makes a difference if I'm starting out headed up hill, down hill or on the level.
Same with down shifting. Down shifting coming to a stop or slow down or down shifting on a pull.
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Old 02-15-2011, 04:46 PM   #17
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I shift by the sound of the eng. not by looking at the speedometer.
Same here.
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Old 02-16-2011, 09:45 AM   #18
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I shift by the sound of the eng. not by looking at the speedometer.


( Arrrrgh ! ) I think most of us do our general driving "shifting by ear", but it's kind of hard to quantify that for an owners manual or helping educate newbies....

(Or for taking a survey.)

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Old 06-08-2011, 08:32 PM   #19
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Default Re: When do you shift survey

I've only had my 31 Coupe a couple of months. But I have it running pretty nice now and am driving each day to learn how to shift. It is a pretty stock model. I'm having a problem shift up to 3rd...seems like shifting at about 15 goes right in with no clashing gears BUT the engine shudders in 3rd. If I try to shift at 20, I have to wait for the rpms to fall off enough enough so the gears don't clash...so I'm back to 15 anyhow and the engine shudders. How to shift smoothly at 20 without the roadspeed dropping off so much. Another question is that double clutching is not necessary UNLESS you are downshifting...is that right?
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Old 06-08-2011, 08:46 PM   #20
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I double clutch on all my shifts - up and down. I think that when I get really good at listening to the engine and tranny and feeling what the tranny is telling me through the shifter, I may be able to stop the double clutching when shifting up!
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