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Feb 6, 11:13pm - #393407 
Sixth Gear Blues

I cannot get lift in 6th. I get to 130 in 5th, then in sixth it just hangs like the gear ratio doesn't match. My RPM drops below the lift when I shift to sixth! what's up with that? (2002 GTS 22K MI short shift is only mod) I got it to work going down hill and soiled my seats.(Was racing a mustang 5.0 late 80's) Flat & level 99% of the time though. Also stearing gets sloppy around 120

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Feb 6, 11:32pm - #393408 
2002 has a lower rev limiter, it's a lot harder to land lift in an '02.

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Feb 7, 12:06am - #393409 
How does that influence the sixth gear acceleration? It lifts to 8K!

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Feb 7, 12:09am - #393410 
i dont think you can hit lift in 6th gear...correct me if im wrong

6th gear is for cruising


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Feb 7, 12:24am - #393411 
(would be interesting to put 2 doughnut tires on the front to see) rofl

Does anyone make a replacement 6th gear so it's in the powerband?

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Feb 7, 12:25am - #393412 
you'd waste money trying to change gears...just add more power to ur car instead


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Feb 7, 1:51am - #393413 
I got ya!

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Feb 7, 4:44am - #393414 
cant hit lift in 6 gear, i read somewere the ecu wont allow it. like said before just put more power to your wheels and that would speed things up.

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Feb 7, 1:22pm - #393415 
never tried bu it woudl be fun wink so did you say you hit lift in 6th going down hill?

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Feb 7, 2:04pm - #393416 
it takes too long and probably tops out before getting there


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Feb 7, 2:51pm - #393417 
I believe the ECU limits top speed to 130

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Apr 20, 12:02am - #393418 
wonder if power fc will change top speed

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Apr 20, 12:05am - #393419 
^^ ^^
thats a good question confused


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Apr 20, 12:13am - #393420 
u cant rev to 8k in a 2002, unless you swap out the ecu for a better one wink

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Apr 20, 4:22am - #393421 
You won't hit lift in 6th. 6th gear is similiar to overdrive. Not a true overdrive but same behavior


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Apr 20, 10:54am - #393422 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
it takes too long and probably tops out before getting there


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Apr 20, 12:04pm - #393423 
1,no speed governor, 2, you car dosen't have enough power to get get to lift in 6th gear, 3, pretty sure the ECU has no idea what gear you are in.


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Apr 20, 12:08pm - #393424 
Originally Posted by gunnypapa_at_sec
You won't hit lift in 6th. 6th gear is similiar to overdrive. Not a true overdrive but same behavior



that's about right! it keeps your rpms low in high speeds.


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Apr 20, 4:53pm - #393425 
There is no lift in sixth gear. If you think you felt lift and shit your pants, it was probably just a strong gust of wind.

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Apr 20, 4:55pm - #393426 
can you evin redline in 6th? i think you woudl need downhill with tailwind to get it.

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Apr 20, 5:00pm - #393427 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
can you evin redline in 6th? i think you woudl need downhill with tailwind to get it.

Not sure about 02's, but in my 03 there's a fuel cutoff at 7000 RPM in sixth gear. I did that going downhill on the Autobahn in Germany. Thats also when I got my car up to 155.

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Apr 20, 5:28pm - #393428 
so a gts can actually go 155? i wanna go on te autobahn thumbsup

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Apr 20, 5:54pm - #393429 
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
so a gts can actually go 155? i wanna go on te autobahn thumbsup


It's awesome... and there it was legal.

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Apr 20, 6:12pm - #393430 
^^^wow.. canada sucks ass thumbsdown

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Apr 20, 6:21pm - #393431 
Legal, that would take the fun right out of it. Where can I find a big hill ... LOL

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Apr 20, 6:33pm - #393432 
Just drop your car out a plane and you go faster than 155 mph rofl


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