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Re: 90 MPH at 3000 rpm's in 5th gear

AQUATTRO4U@aol.com wrote:
> 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.

Of course, coz the stock size is smaller at 205/60/15.
> My speedometer seems to be correct when I drive by those radar machines on the
> side of the road.

The accumulated error at 45 is two times less than at 90 and I've never seen the
clocking device w/display set for more than 45mph. You probably just don't see
the small error when checking the inherently inaccurate speedometer against the
clocking device.

Igor Kessel
Two turbo quattros