I use mine in third, why not? I could shift, but all I have to do is flip the
little lever. Usually I do it when I know I am going to have to stop in under
a mile or so for stoplight anyway....
don't know about not engaging until on top of the hll, Mine has been a bit
wierd when it gets hot latetly...
On Tue, 8 Aug 2000 SRegel@dpra.com wrote:
> I've been reading the e-mails about OD and noticed on more than one occasion
> that using OD in 3rd gear was a possibility. OD is new to me in my 76B after
> having the two 63 B's without it. Can you use OD in 3rd gear and why? Would
> you not use 4th gear at all...if you are using OD in 3rd? Sorry, I just
> never thought about it.
> Also a second question. I was cruising about 45 - 50 mph last night and
> engaged the OD going up a slight hill. The OD did not engage until I got to
> the top. Should I be concerned or is my car getting lazy?
> 76B w/OD