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Aug 10, 6:02am - #244964 
Can't feel the "Lift"

I tried my car last night for the first time since i got it.. 1st gear went to 5.5 rmp.. didn't feel anything.. 2nd gear 6 rpm.. nothing.. and the rpm were bouning of the rev limiter!!!
what's wrong? why it bouncing of the rev limiter at 6.000 rpm.. and can't feel nothing??? HELP...

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Aug 10, 6:32am - #244965 
Autos don't really hit lift. An automatic GTS is about as fast as an Auto GT.


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Aug 10, 6:45am - #244966 
Originally Posted by MNP
I tried my car last night for the first time since i got it.. 1st gear went to 5.5 rmp.. didn't feel anything.. 2nd gear 6 rpm.. nothing.. and the rpm were bouning of the rev limiter!!!
what's wrong? why it bouncing of the rev limiter at 6.000 rpm.. and can't feel nothing??? HELP...


GTS auto's do hit lift.

Your rev limiter should not be at 6000 RPM. Make sure your car is fully warmed up. It should be somewhere around 8000RPM.

Shift it manually using the console shifter, not shiftronic. Start from 10MPH in L1 & up-shift as it reaches redline in each gear. thumbsup

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Aug 10, 8:54am - #244967 
you can't feel the lift until beyond 6200...

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Aug 10, 8:57am - #244968 
6000 rpm and you bouncing off the limiter?

do you mean the gear changed automatically at 6k rpm?

lock the gears with the sports-shift

or else id say you got urself a GT... idunno


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Aug 10, 8:59am - #244969 
I do what Haulin_a_Doo said, I feel a "lift" slightly in my auto gt, it's not much, but i still whoop on some Civics all day any day grin

^^^ That's a very proud statement for an auto happywink

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Aug 10, 9:26am - #244970 
if your car is not warm it will cut off at 6000..make sure its warmed up 1st.


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Aug 10, 9:28am - #244971 
Just curious. what would be faster. In a straight 1/4 drag. 5sp GT or an Auto GTS. What would win?


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Aug 10, 9:30am - #244972 
I've got a 6spd. its not automatic.. but i'll check today with
warm engine!!!

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Aug 10, 10:48am - #244973 
yup. let the car warm up. simple as that.

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Aug 10, 11:04am - #244974 
Originally Posted by Weasel
Just curious. what would be faster. In a straight 1/4 drag. 5sp GT or an Auto GTS. What would win?

probably very close.


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Aug 10, 11:05am - #244975 
the gt would win better low end torque


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Aug 10, 1:55pm - #244976 
yeah your limiter kicks in at 7100 rpms cold just like it does if you rev in neutral.

another cool thing about having the PFC is I dont have that problem and I can rev to fuel cut in nuetral. lol


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Aug 10, 10:58pm - #244977 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by Weasel
Just curious. what would be faster. In a straight 1/4 drag. 5sp GT or an Auto GTS. What would win?

probably very close.


My friend's 5-speed GT killed a auto GTS. Wasn't pretty

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Aug 11, 11:36am - #244978 
always let ur car warm up first b4 you try hitting "LIFT"..duh..j/k..but wait for the car temp needle to hit like 2 or 3 notch b4 tryin the Lift..


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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Aug 11, 12:08pm - #244979 
how bad is it to drive fast with cold engien on my 02 mod i forgott it was cold and it stopped at 4000 rpm.

and now i have a 00 and i woundring if it is a limiter at 4000 or is it just the 02.

and is it bad to take it to 3000 when its cold?

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