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Re: 1 change to 60
On Wed, 15 Nov 1995 STEADIRIC@aol.com wrote:
> >I forgot to include this in my last post.
> >Yes, I am actually only doing one gear change to 60mph! The tire/wheel
> >combo I have on the car is only 0.10 in. smaller than stock, so I feel
> >that the gauge is fairly acturate. Anyway, I hit 60 (according to the
> >gauge) at about 6300rpm. I'm still making power at this rpm and This was
> >at 13psi of boost. I am assuming I could do it sooner if I were running
> >22psi (this is where I run when I have race fuel in the tank). All the
> >gearing is bone stock. Who ever knows if VDO gauges are accurate though?
> The gauge is not accurate, with your present gearing, which is shorter
> than stock with you shorter tires the car will only do 55-56 mph on the
> Rev limiter, Sorry but that's the way that it is! You can check your
> Speedo against mile makers on the highway at 60 on your speedo it should
> take about 63 secs.
> Eric Fletcher
> '87 5KCSTQIA2RSR2B
> STEADI RIC@aol.com
Oh well, it was a nice thought anyway. Thanks for the info, I will check
VDO hater, Ben