[200q20v] re: spedo and gear ratios

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Wed Aug 30 14:24:25 EDT 2000

In a message dated Wed, 30 Aug 2000 12:35:14 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Copley One <copley at snet.net> writes:

<< all i know is that i wasn't near 7000 when the car hit a little "wall"
in 4th at @ 122 or so.
remarkably similar to the wall it hits @ 100 mph in 3rd gear.
I have 17's - what's the variance for those?


You're running 235/40r17s? versus the stock 225/50r16?
That's about 2% less (actual speed 75, spedo says 74).
The "wall" is the point on the HP curve where more revs are less HP.

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