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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:10 am 
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well i just got a manual conversion, and im sitting on exactly 2000rpm at 100ks, and wen i had the auto in, i was sitting on about 1500rpm..
now is the 5th gear of the manual shorter then the 4th of the auto.. ? otherwise, i dont know wats goin on here? am i sitting toooo high?

ive got a 3.08 diff rite now.. I THINK.. and im bout the get a 3.7, hate to see wat i would be sitting on then :S

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:16 am 
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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:18 am 
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damn i was thinkin caz its 5spd, would sit lower on the 100.. but yeah makes sense now tho :) cheers...

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 8:52 am 
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mmm 500rpm is a big jump... would have thought 200rpm

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 10:34 am 
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If anything I'd say 1500 is too low at 100km/h, mine with 3.27LSD in an auto sits pretty much dead on 2000 at 110km/h dunno what it is at 100km/h maybe 1800?

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 10:53 am 
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my auto with 3.08 diff sits at about 1750rpm at 100km/h...

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 11:11 am 
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yeah u guys might be rite, maybe it was 1750 in the auto.. but yeah either way, i wasnt as convered about the numberes, i was confused caz i thought the manual would sit lower, but anyhow...

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 11:27 am 
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Meh who cares about that...I bet your enjoying the extra acceleration? 8-)

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 6:06 pm 
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my ea sits on 1900 and its a 5 speed manual.
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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 6:22 pm 
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2250 with the 5spd, and a bit under with the auto...
3.45's should have come factory with ALL the autos I swear to god...

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 6:34 pm 
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1850 odd, with a auto and 3.45 and 3000 at 150.
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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 6:36 pm 
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1850 odd, with a auto and 3.45 and 3000 at 150.

those bloody open roads you have allow you to drive at 150 often...

 

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Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2005 9:45 pm 
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At 100 my ED aust sits on 1700 and 110 sits on 1900. remember the torque convertor locks up in the autos and rpm's drom maybe a grand or so for fuel economy
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Posted: Sat Nov 05, 2005 9:31 am 
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haha its all worth it having a manual in! so so much better to drive, and alot better acceleration compared to the auto too

 

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