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Old 06-06-2001, 08:46 PM   #4
Jonathan
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Join Date: Feb 2001
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Location: Natick, MA USA
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1999 Legacy GT Ltd
Quick Silver Metallic

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Basically the Subaru boxer dohc EJ-25 appears to have a really peaky power curve. I would say for ultimate performance, you are best off keeping the engine in a rather narrow powerband... My 'seat of the pants' experiance is 4,800 to 6,500 rpm the car seems to pull the strongest. I dont have any specific information to back that up, though.

I generally try not to exceed 6,500 RPM. Is there much advantage to exceeding the red line ? I think some Imprezas are actually redlined at 7,000 RPM...
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