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rage
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rage Mar 17, 10:32pm - #419460 
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rpm question

im curious to know, how many rpm's are running at when traveling about 80 mph?
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amtemp Mar 17, 10:35pm - #419461 

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In an auto or manual? In a 6 speed at 3rd gear it should be up to the 7 RPM or 8 dont remember.
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Speed4TheNeed Mar 17, 10:36pm - #419462 

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depends on what car you are driving, whether gt or gts. also depends on if you are manual or automatic.

i looked at your profile and your model is not listed, along with whether or not its auto or manual so you'll have to be more specific thumbsup

i don't know exactly, but in my manual gts in 6th gear, i think 80 mph is somewhere around 4k rpms. give or take some..someone feel free to correct me if they know the actual number.
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rage Mar 18, 12:51am - #419463 
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oops my bad. yea its a 2003 5 speed GT. im running close to 4,000 rpms. my friends say its a little wierd that a car would run at that going 80 but i differ with them. i just wanna make sure.
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ASheva10 Mar 18, 1:34am - #419464 

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nah that's about right.
It's normal

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Speed4TheNeed Mar 18, 1:35am - #419465 

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as long as your wheels/tires are still stock (or use the stock diameters) then your speedometer should still be calibrated to show 80 mph pretty accurately (it may be off by a few mph once you start getting past 100 mph though). changing the overall wheel diameter (whether through rims/tire or both) will make the mph differences off by a few unless you recalibrate your speedometer. in any case it shouldn't be off by more than a few mph either way.

and rpm's are really NEVER off.

i don't have the 5 speed gt as i already said what i had..but 4000 rpms doesnt sound like much of a stretch to me.
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trikdcelica Mar 18, 1:48am - #419466 

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i run around 4g at 80mph. thats high to me. i used to have an eclipse and it ran about 3500 rpms goin 80. my celica has a really high winding noise when going fast. almost like its not suppose too. everyone else says its normal though.
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Speed4TheNeed Mar 18, 1:50am - #419467 

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the higher your rpm's are, the more 'wining' they will make. this is especially true for small gears because they go though the rpm band so fast
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