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      06-05-2012, 10:42 AM   #67
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I don't move the car until revs @ idle drop below 1k. Then, I keep it below 2k until oil temps are at about the 1/4 mark (sorry, forget what temp that is). Then I rev up to 3k until the oil temp gauge is in the middle. Of course, I will go above those points as and when situation demands it.

Aside from tracking your car, the biggest risk to your engine is probably romping on it while it's cold.
thats exactly what i do! i let it idle till the needle drops below 1k rpm's then shift around 2k until the oil temp rise til the quarter mark, then shift around 3.5k after that! thanks!

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I keep it below 3k until up to operating temp.
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      06-05-2012, 02:27 PM   #68
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I see what you did there
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      06-05-2012, 02:32 PM   #69
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just revving it slower up to 4.5k rpms til full warm up is good
4.5K???

More like 2.5K for me..
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      06-05-2012, 02:34 PM   #70
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Aside from tracking your car, the biggest risk to your engine is probably romping on it while it's cold.
Correct ~ 80% of engine wear happens upon cold/dry starts..forget about pushing it when its cold..you might as well drop a grenande inside the motor
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      06-05-2012, 11:53 PM   #71
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1.5k to 2k, i can last 2 weeks without going to the pump while driving everyday =D
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      06-06-2012, 12:06 AM   #72
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I had my limiter moved to 9200, so I try and keep the rpms in the 8500 to 9200 range. I need more shift lights. I'm averaging 6.4 mpg and my car only burns a quart of oil every 200 miles...Is that good?


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      06-07-2012, 11:18 PM   #73
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I was just exploring use of 6th gear at low speeds, tonight. Amazingly, the car still pulls in 6th at a mere 1k rpms. And they say it has no low-end torque.

Also, don't underestimate the amount of engine braking even in 6th. Judicious use of neutral will surely get you a couple more mpgs at the pump.

I mean, it's not like I can push the car hard enough on my commute to enjoy its upper limits, so why not explore the other end of the spectrum?
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      06-08-2012, 01:58 AM   #74
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      06-08-2012, 11:14 PM   #76
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So, I guess that means you drive in 1st and 2nd around town & 3rd on the highway? I pity your poor passengers.
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      06-08-2012, 11:22 PM   #77
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When i had my catless/res xpipe paired with akra i shift below 3 now i only have the akra slip on i shift 3-4k
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      06-08-2012, 11:36 PM   #78
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Hi it's my second post here . I have completed my 2000km break in and have got the first service done . My question is that apart from hitting the red line couple of times what Rpms do you guys shift at . What should the shift points be considering I want to keep this car for a long time .
Thanks for your inputs.
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