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Apr 13, 9:38am - #153206 
Celica GT. What RPM's for what gears?

Does anyone know what the correct rpm's for each gear on a celica gt is? I mean, what rpm range is ment for 1st gear, 2nd gear etc. What RPM is recommended for changing gears from 1st-2nd-3rd etc ?

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Apr 13, 9:54am - #153207 
for shifting, usually 4-5 i shift. GTS


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Apr 13, 9:57am - #153208 
dunno rpm but speed is (recomended)
1 to 2 15 mph max 35
2 to 3 25 mph max 57
3 to 4 40 mph max 78
4 to 5 45 mph max 106

generaly shift as early as you can i never go above 3-4 grand in my gts unless im feelin frisky


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Apr 13, 9:57am - #153209 
3-4 for normal driving for me thumbsup

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Apr 13, 9:58am - #153210 
so looking at those you can see it roughly half max and rec speed so a gt goes to 7k correct ? so that 3.5 k


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Apr 13, 11:15am - #153211 
All my other cars hasn't been as rev-happy as the celica is, so I've gotten used to changing gears at about 2500-3000 rpm. Just had to check with the rest of you how you drive, 'cause my GT doesn't really feel to confident with anything less than 3000 (preferably 3500) when changing gears. Just thought I might be "punishing" the car driving it like this smile

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Apr 13, 11:19am - #153212 
For normal driving, around just under 4400 rpms when VVT- kicks in

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Apr 19, 9:35pm - #153213 
i always stay under 3000 for normal driving, except when gettin on to freeways of course

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Apr 20, 2:57am - #153214 
Originally Posted by 5280vvti
For normal driving, around just under 4400 rpms when VVT- kicks in


VVT-I isn't something that kicks in at a defined RPM.

What is VVT-I

Anyway, 2500 if the engine is cold.
4000 if the engine is warm.
6700 when racing.

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