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At what RPM? (GT owners) #65117 Dec 5, 7:28am Dec 5, 7:28am
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At what RPM? (GT owners)
At What RPM do you guys shift at each gear? daily driving and racing

1st gear:
2nd gear:
3rd gear:
4th gear:
5th gear:

Street Prototype~~~I watched your "Celica in Motion" videos, I saw when you shifted into 2 gear, your tires makes a SQUEAK sound. how did you do that? i think that is cool!




Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65118 Dec 5, 7:31am Dec 5, 7:31am
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normally I do

4000
4000
3500
3500
3000


.. racing all the way to redline, duh laughsilly

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65119 Dec 5, 7:31am Dec 5, 7:31am
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Normal driving i shift every gear at about 3-4 RPMs...

Racing...redline every gear.

Yea if you just get a good shift to second you can chirp the tires easy...i have 18s on and i can still do it grin

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: trog2233] #65120 Dec 5, 8:11am Dec 5, 8:11am
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this is retarded but...what do you mean by a good shift?


Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65121 Dec 5, 8:15am Dec 5, 8:15am
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shift right at rev limiter grin

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65122 Dec 5, 8:22am Dec 5, 8:22am
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same here i usualy shift at 3500-4000 during normal driving.

as for racing the redline for sure.

My tire also squeek in second since i installed my Intake!

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65123 Dec 5, 8:34am Dec 5, 8:34am
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Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65124 Dec 5, 10:12am Dec 5, 10:12am
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i used to have an 84 subrau gl
whenever i went into second i would burn out
i think it was because i would just drop the clutch
you can try it and see where it gets you

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: jcm30801] #65125 Dec 5, 10:19am Dec 5, 10:19am
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If you want to know what the optimal shift point is and you are in the mooth for some calculations here is a nice link:
(just read the conclusion grin )
The Optimal Shift Point

In daily drivin conditions, I shift at 4500 or something.

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65126 Dec 5, 11:42am Dec 5, 11:42am
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Redline for race, 3000-4000 normal driving...

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65127 Dec 5, 12:11pm Dec 5, 12:11pm
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you guys shift high. i shift at like 2500- 3000 for daily driving. isnt 4000 a bit to much confused racing i go to redline


a kid told me that celicas handle like crap... i laughed
Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: fastceli2001] #65128 Dec 5, 12:12pm Dec 5, 12:12pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001
you guys shift high. i shift at like 2500- 3000 for daily driving. isnt 4000 a bit to much confused racing i go to redline


there's really no power under 3K ... the celica is meant to be revved ... that's why it has such a high rev line.

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: fastceli2001] #65129 Dec 5, 12:26pm Dec 5, 12:26pm
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Originally Posted by fastceli2001

you guys shift high. i shift at like 2500- 3000 for daily driving. isnt 4000 a bit to much confused racing i go to redline
that is the RPM range i usually shift for daily driving...

BUT NOW!!! i am gonna shift at 3000~3500


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Originally Posted by booyaolian
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
you guys shift high. i shift at like 2500- 3000 for daily driving. isnt 4000 a bit to much confused racing i go to redline
that is the RPM range i usually shift for daily driving...

BUT NOW!!! i am gonna shift at 3000~3500

yeah...just because Ricepowered and Trog2233 said so!!!



rofl rofl don't do it because I said so

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: RicePowered] #65131 Dec 5, 12:31pm Dec 5, 12:31pm
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i shift at 35-4200 in my geo prizm automatic grin

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: RicePowered] #65132 Dec 5, 12:31pm Dec 5, 12:31pm
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Originally Posted by RicePowered
Originally Posted by fastceli2001
you guys shift high. i shift at like 2500- 3000 for daily driving. isnt 4000 a bit to much confused racing i go to redline


there's really no power under 3K ... the celica is meant to be revved ... that's why it has such a high rev line.


i didnt know celica is meant to be revved

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Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: RicePowered] #65133 Dec 5, 1:41pm Dec 5, 1:41pm
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Originally Posted by RicePowered

normally I do

4000
4000
3500
3500
3000


.. racing all the way to redline, duh laughsilly


this is pretty much exactly what i do. unless i'm turning into traffic and have to give it an extra push or two in 1st and 2nd to keep the other guy from getting po'd

--edit: i drive a gts so ad another 3-4 rpm shift

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65134 Dec 5, 1:59pm Dec 5, 1:59pm
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GTS here, I usually shift all gears like most everyone else, between 3-4k. A good shift doesn't necassarily mean redline, it's more so not making the car jerk when you shift it.

Since people are talking about redlining every gear while racing, where do you race, the streets? And if so, I doubt anyone has redlined their last gear because then they would be going around 130mph, and for Celicas that would take a fairly lengthy stretch.. perhaps a mile or so is my guess.


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Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65135 Dec 5, 2:01pm Dec 5, 2:01pm
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Daily driving, I shift at 2K. When I feel like moving anywhere b/t 4K and 5K. And whenever I feel like speeding or proving a point to some ass riding my bumper the engine screams to redline.


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Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: i3lackowl] #65136 Dec 5, 3:37pm Dec 5, 3:37pm
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depends on my mood...but ususally between 3 and 4

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: trog2233] #65137 Dec 5, 5:11pm Dec 5, 5:11pm
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Originally Posted by trog2233
Normal driving i shift every gear at about 3-4 RPMs...

Racing...redline every gear.

Yea if you just get a good shift to second you can chirp the tires easy...i have 18s on and i can still do it grin



yup same here


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Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: Vampyre] #65138 Dec 5, 5:30pm Dec 5, 5:30pm
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Originally Posted by Vampyre
GTS here, I usually shift all gears like most everyone else, between 3-4k. A good shift doesn't necassarily mean redline, it's more so not making the car jerk when you shift it.

Since people are talking about redlining every gear while racing, where do you race, the streets? And if so, I doubt anyone has redlined their last gear because then they would be going around 130mph, and for Celicas that would take a fairly lengthy stretch.. perhaps a mile or so is my guess.


Normally I redline 3rd gear and some of 4th when getting on the highway on the way to work.

As for the last two gears I don't think anybody ever implied they redline those gears. 5th and 6th gear don't have much use when it comes to racing.

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: Mike00] #65139 Dec 5, 7:31pm Dec 5, 7:31pm
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Driving a car with less HP I would shift from 2500-3200 normal straight rode. I shifted my GTS the same new. The manual says when to shift - just look. I'ts too cold and snowy to look outside and my car is a GTS but I remember reading that to shift into 5th at 45 that would be around 3500 for a 6 speed.

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I shift under 3K for daily driving.
Racing? Eh...haven't raced anyone since I got my car (about 2 months ago) except myself, that's when I shift above 6K. I hit 125mph tonight on the 210w in La Verne. w00t! grin

Re: At what RPM? (GT owners) [Re: booyaolian] #65141 Dec 7, 2:34pm Dec 7, 2:34pm
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Originally Posted by booyaolian
At What RPM do you guys shift at each gear? daily driving and racing

1st gear:
2nd gear:
3rd gear:
4th gear:
5th gear:

Street Prototype~~~I watched your "Celica in Motion" videos, I saw when you shifted into 2 gear, your tires makes a SQUEAK sound. how did you do that? i think that is cool!





thanks dude, the chirp i did was near redline on first gear, gotta shift fast to get that chirp, if you guys have stage 1 or 2 clutch, you can chirp 1st, 2nd and maybe 3rd


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