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Old 04-16-2013, 07:35 AM   #13

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Originally Posted by bluebeastsrt View Post
Why would having 3.73 gears cause him to shift into 5th in a fairly stock car that has a 7000K red line????????????????

You wouldn't think so but it's that way, when I took my 5.0 to the track the only semi clean pass I got I was at the 7000 rpms in 4th maybe 50-100' before the traps, I decided to ride out 4th instead of 5th. The 5.0's rev very quickly. My trap on that pass was 109.2
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