Originally Posted by MacAttack
I like to keep "overdrive" off at all times when city driving.
Any harm in doing this?
Am I shortening the life of the tranny by doing this?
Originally Posted by JeepEngineers
I assume you're driving a WJ. Manually shifting the transmission won't harm it, as long as you're running the engine at resonable RPM levels(ie. not reving it too high). Often times, if you're driving in hilly terrain and you find the transmission "hunting" for gears, it's better to lock out overdrive so you elliminate unecessary shifting. As far as driving with overdrive off all the time, it's not really going to do much for you other than decrease your fuel mileage.
2000 WJ Limited - 4.7l, 4x4, pioneer HU w/ ipod interface, upgraded front calipers, yakima lowrider system, uniden cb w/ 4 ft firestick, 3.5" tweeter upgrade