3 on the tree - what speeds to shift in? 1962 Dodge Dart Slant 6.

Asked by 62Dart Dec 15, 2019 at 01:08 AM about the 1962 Dodge Dart

Question type: General

Hope someone can suggest generic speeds
to shift a three on the tree car.  

1 Answer


I shift by ear. With experience you should learn where to shift. Like Ed says a tachometer would help. Shift up at 2,500 rpm if you are taking it easy but maybe 4,000 rpm when merging on the freeway.

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