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Old 06-21-2008, 11:53 AM   #1
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Old 06-21-2008, 12:53 PM   #2
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i dont set it but i did once and it was like 200 b4 redline so once i herd it and shifted i wouldnt bounce the limited...
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Old 06-21-2008, 04:59 PM   #3
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I believe mine is set at 5700 rpm
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Old 06-21-2008, 09:03 PM   #4
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Thanks, I set mine at 5800 RPM but I think normal driving shift is probably going tp be about 3000-3500 RPM anyway?
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Old 06-21-2008, 09:47 PM   #5
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well if u want the best fuel mileage the amber arrow that comes on tells u when 2 shift for max fuel
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Old 06-22-2008, 02:46 AM   #6
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between 2000 and 3000 is good for normal driving and fuel mileage, 3000 + is for spirited driving [8D], and 5000+ is for blowing someone's doors off
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i just raced an old 446 bbl super bee on the way home after putting my shifter on...it was fun...he hung right by my side 2
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Old 06-22-2008, 04:17 PM   #8
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I would have thought you should have had him for dinner??
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yea so did i...he said hes putting about 470 2 the wheels...
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Old 06-22-2008, 07:10 PM   #10
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I think our cars would have been a whole lot better with 3.73 gears!!
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