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Old 31-Oct-2005, 05:43 PM
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rpm question

ok i got a jdm b18c in my civic and i was just wondering approx. what should my rpm be at when cruising on the highway say between 100km -120km. shes running at about 3500rpms at that speed, to high?
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Old 31-Oct-2005, 05:49 PM
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it is what it is.. not much you can do about it except physically changing the gearing and tire size.
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Old 31-Oct-2005, 05:52 PM
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that seems about right.

The only way to change that is to fiddle around with the tranny. 120km at 3500rpm is fine.
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Old 31-Oct-2005, 06:26 PM
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I wish my car was at that low a rpm at 120km/h. ITR trannys own me.

Your right on for what you got
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Old 31-Oct-2005, 06:47 PM
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I wish my car was at that low a rpm at 120km/h. ITR trannys own me.

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yeah i'm at 4000rpm in 5th going 120km/hr (b16) i could only imagine what it would be like with a 4.785 final drive....prolly closer to 4400rpms.
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no, im pals with eric and what not. I have the yellow jdm eg6.
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