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Jun 3, 7:46pm - #191671 
RPM ?

just wondering what is your guy's rpm when going 80 mph>>>>>cause when im in the highway im usually hitting around 80 mph and im @ 4000rpm...Is that normal????

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Jun 3, 7:56pm - #191672 
that's normal for a GT thumbsup


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Jun 3, 8:00pm - #191673 
seem normal to me, i think if you haf more mods, then ur rpms would be lower. smile


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Jun 3, 8:04pm - #191674 
Originally Posted by truboo
seem normal to me, i think if you haf more mods, then ur rpms would be lower. smile

how the hell would mod's do anything to your RPM's at any given speed? the only thing that would change this is gear ratio's, and rim/tire sized


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Jun 3, 8:12pm - #191675 
Yea, that's normal. That's prob why we do so well racing at highway speeds. thumbsup

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Jun 4, 11:31pm - #191676 
what about for gts's

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Jun 4, 11:35pm - #191677 
i think it's normal... I have a GTS manual and it's about the same 80 at 4k rpm... though i noticed it was lower when i striped my back seat, spare and passenger seat... don't know why... it drop to about 3700 or 3800 at 80mph... i guess it take less power to keep a lighter car going.


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Jun 4, 11:35pm - #191678 
i got new tires they are 205 55 15

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Jun 5, 9:16am - #191679 
its the same for a gts, atleast mine. since it mustly has to do with the gearing and all, on at least 3 cars i have noticed 4th gear the rpm and the speed arrows will point in the same direction the whole time. havent tried it in the celi cause i forgot all about it until now, but i will.

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Jun 5, 5:54pm - #191680 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by truboo
seem normal to me, i think if you haf more mods, then ur rpms would be lower. smile

how the hell would mod's do anything to your RPM's at any given speed? the only thing that would change this is gear ratio's, and rim/tire sized


well if your more aerodynamic it will need less power to keep you at a speed


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Jun 5, 8:08pm - #191681 
Originally Posted by drkramm
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Originally Posted by truboo
seem normal to me, i think if you haf more mods, then ur rpms would be lower. smile

how the hell would mod's do anything to your RPM's at any given speed? the only thing that would change this is gear ratio's, and rim/tire sized


well if your more aerodynamic it will need less power to keep you at a speed

at 80 mph stock in 5th gear and at 80 mph with an aerodynamic body kit, and Turbo you will still be at the EXACT same RPM


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Jun 5, 8:37pm - #191682 
Originally Posted by drkramm
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by truboo
seem normal to me, i think if you haf more mods, then ur rpms would be lower. smile

how the hell would mod's do anything to your RPM's at any given speed? the only thing that would change this is gear ratio's, and rim/tire sized


well if your more aerodynamic it will need less power to keep you at a speed


that has nothing to do with rpms though, all that means is you will have less drag so if you let off the gas you wont slow down as quick. like if you were in a 88 ford f150 and got off it you would stop hella sooner then if you were in your car and got off the gas.

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