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      11-30-2011, 10:44 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by von_zoom View Post
Why would you want to take it all the way to 8400? By the time the engine has spooled up to that level, the torque has basically long been acheived, and waiting to shift will likely have the negative effect you are attempting to avoid.
Well, D5 will shift at red, and if you do the math (or search the forum - its been posted before as I recall) you will see the car is fastest when shifted at max RPM.
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