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90 MPH at 3000 rpm's in 5th gear
I am trying to get some feedback from other listers.
I have a '88 5ktq (5000 turbo quattro) with 106k miles
I have put 215/60/15's on the car.
I have intended accelerations chip and a K&N filter.
On flat ground in 5th gear at 3k rpm's I'm doing 90 mph.
I have driven a 89.5 200 Q and at 3k rpm's I'm doing 80 mph and a friend on
the list who has a '87 5ktq says he is doing 80 mph at 3k rpm's.
My speedometer seems to be correct when I drive by those radar machines on the
side of the road.
So my questions are?
(1) Is this the way it's supposed to be with my year and set up with Ned's
chip and slightly taller tires?
(2) or are my rpm's just reading low? (idles at 800 rpm)
(3) Is there anyone else out there with the 10v motor that goes 90mph at 3000
(4) How fast are you going at 3k rpm's in 5th gear on flat land?