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Old 06-11-2002, 11:55 AM   #19
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Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: S.W. Florida
04 04 STi
12.8 @ 105 mph


Originally posted by WHAT
I am shifting at 6500 to 6700rpms and I have even let it go to redline a couple of times? I am not sure what is going on. I thought that it seemed a bit on the slower side. All of the dyno results that I have seen shows the power of the WRX dying off at about 6200rpm should I shift then? It is very frustrating. I thought that I should see more results? Something has to be wrong? It just doesn't seem to really pull right away in second, could I be banging the clutch to much and let it slip more? I am confused. Help!!!!!!!!!!!
Everyone seems to have their own idea of the best shift points. Me included. My personal experience is to shift right at 7000 rpms for the best times. I tried shifting at 6500 rpms and lost .2-.3 tenths in the 1/4 mile. My car runs best at 7000 rpm shifts.
I ran 13.3 @ 101 with Turboxs stage 2 set up shifting at redline in all gears. Thats with 17'' prodrives 21.5 lbs wheels.
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