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      08-01-2008, 12:43 AM   #18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by moog55 View Post
The way the guy at WheelSTO explained it was that there is a tendency for RPMs to be lower on DCT cars rather than 6MTs.
This is incorrect. DCT cars have numerically larger gear ratios in most gears other than 1st. This means it is geared lower and hence for a given gear and speed will be at a higher rpm than the 6MT car (and thus producing more hp).