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For me, it all depends on where I am, who's around me and how fast I'm able/want to go. My Shifting during normal driving is usually around 2500 - 3000rpm's and then spirited driving red-line is about 6500 rpm's
Have fun !!
5 speed here and shifting at 2k for normal driving so not to appear as a douche to those around me. It's all too easy with these gears for other drivers to think you're trying to race. Of course it's also fun to ride them out longer in between shifts when there's a WRX/Evo/Turbo Neon around you to remind them your V8 sounds better then their farting.
I shift at 6200 RPM as HP begins to drop off around there and TQ goes off the cliff around 5500 RPM with my car's current mods. But that's just for my car, yours might be a little different. If you can go get it dynoed so you can see where your car stops making power and where it makes the most.
what rpm should i be shifting at from 1 all the way to 4th? what rpm point do u shift at?
When I drive stick, I always do it by sound and feel. If you can't shift by sound and feel then you need more practice. The exception is a track or any kind of racing where I recommend using a heads-up shift light or RPM indicator.
08 S197 GT Auto: FRPP Strut Tower Brace, FRPP Bullitt CAI, Bama 91-P Tune, VBX remaned valve body with Superior Transmission Shift Kit.
Pending upgrades: Shaftmasters Aluminum 3.5" DS, FRPP 3.73 gears, Axle back exahust (?)
Originally Posted by LostBoyz
if you are getting 29mpg in your 5.0, you aren't driving it correctly
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