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#3424117 - 07/14/14 07:21 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
KitaCam Offline


Registered: 11/16/12
Posts: 2115
Loc: SunnySouthFlorida
05 Camry 5-speed manual tranny....
@ 70mph ACTUAL speed (+2mph on the speedo): 3050rpm in 5th...

Don't know if people are using actual speed or their speedo as a measure (or if ever tested it against radar), so I thought I'd specify...
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#3424133 - 07/14/14 07:35 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Hokiefyd Offline


Registered: 06/24/04
Posts: 13816
Loc: Top of Virginia
2005 Acura MDX, 3.5L SOHC V-6, 5-AT: 1,700 RPM at 70 mph.

2008 Honda CR-V, 2.4L DOHC I-4, 5-AT: 2,200 RPM at 70 mph.
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#3424135 - 07/14/14 07:39 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: KitaCam]
Miller88 Offline


Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 11037
Loc: Onondaga County
Originally Posted By: KitaCam
05 Camry 5-speed manual tranny....
@ 70mph ACTUAL speed (+2mph on the speedo): 3050rpm in 5th...

Don't know if people are using actual speed or their speedo as a measure (or if ever tested it against radar), so I thought I'd specify...


Every vehicle I have drove has been EXACTLY 2MPH off. The speedo always reads 2MPH high. Never understood that.
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#3424188 - 07/14/14 08:56 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
mjk Offline


Registered: 02/15/11
Posts: 957
Loc: Wishin' I was in Wi
96 camry v6 - I believe around 2300 rpms

01 tahoe 5.3, 3.73 - 2000 or so.

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#3424195 - 07/14/14 09:04 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
exranger06 Offline


Registered: 01/25/08
Posts: 3329
Loc: Guilford, CT
06 Ford Ranger 4.0, auto, 4.10 gears - 2500 RPM
92 Honda Accord auto - 3000 RPM

I don't remember the other two right now
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#3424203 - 07/14/14 09:24 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
rslifkin Offline


Registered: 06/27/10
Posts: 2740
Loc: Rochester, NY
The Jeep turns ~2100 at 70 in 4th (0.69:1), ~3000 at 70 in 3rd (1:1). 3.73s in the diffs, 29" tall tires.


Edited by rslifkin (07/14/14 09:24 AM)
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#3424208 - 07/14/14 09:29 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
badtlc Offline


Registered: 06/08/06
Posts: 4981
Loc: KC
Man, just going by memory....

Mazda3 MTX = 2500
Escape = 2300

I will have to check again.
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#3424233 - 07/14/14 10:09 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Anduril Offline


Registered: 02/19/07
Posts: 776
Loc: Perris, CA
'99 Cavalier (3-speed auto): ~3500
'00 Cavalier (4 speed auto): ~2500
Vulcan 900: 4100
ST7: Somewhere north of 5000
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#3424244 - 07/14/14 10:21 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Miller88]
IndyIan Offline


Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 7544
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Originally Posted By: Miller88
Originally Posted By: KitaCam
05 Camry 5-speed manual tranny....
@ 70mph ACTUAL speed (+2mph on the speedo): 3050rpm in 5th...

Don't know if people are using actual speed or their speedo as a measure (or if ever tested it against radar), so I thought I'd specify...


Every vehicle I have drove has been EXACTLY 2MPH off. The speedo always reads 2MPH high. Never understood that.

Probably saves us a few speeding tickets? I put 205/70R15 instead of 205/75R15's on the Tracker and didn't tell my wife of the slight speed difference, I figure its just a little safer to go a little slower.

Tracker at 60 mph(speedometer) is 2800 rpm, Focus is 2500rpm.
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#3424305 - 07/14/14 11:27 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
gonefishing Offline


Registered: 10/28/11
Posts: 294
Loc: ND
1750 RPM @ 70 MPH for my 14 Sierra with 3.42 axle.
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#3424316 - 07/14/14 11:35 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Miller88]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 31793
Loc: Great Lakes
Originally Posted By: Miller88
Every vehicle I have drove has been EXACTLY 2MPH off. The speedo always reads 2MPH high. Never understood that.

Most countries legislatures allow speedos to read high but not low, to prevent you from going faster than you think. This way you can't sue the manufacturer if you get a speeding ticket or get into an accident because you were traveling too fast.

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#3424334 - 07/14/14 11:49 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Bryankkkk Offline


Registered: 12/31/12
Posts: 343
Loc: Wisconsin
my crv is around 3600 rpms in 5th, iirc.
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#3424351 - 07/14/14 12:13 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Cujet Offline


Registered: 02/15/03
Posts: 5588
Loc: Jupiter, Florida
Honda S2000

4200rpm at 70. 4.10 rear gears. Soon to be 3.63
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#3424359 - 07/14/14 12:21 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
RobertISaar Offline


Registered: 08/21/12
Posts: 143
Loc: Camden, MI, USA
95 monte carlo, 3100/3.33 final gear(4T60E) and 26.6" tall tires: 2060RPM.

91 grand prix, 3.4/3.43 final gear(4T60E) and 26.2" tall tires: 2150RPM.

92 ranger, 2.3/3.45 final gear(M5ODR1) and 26.1" tall tires: 2450RPM.

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#3424360 - 07/14/14 12:22 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Miller88]
Nick1994 Offline


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 6041
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
Originally Posted By: Miller88
Originally Posted By: KitaCam
05 Camry 5-speed manual tranny....
@ 70mph ACTUAL speed (+2mph on the speedo): 3050rpm in 5th...

Don't know if people are using actual speed or their speedo as a measure (or if ever tested it against radar), so I thought I'd specify...


Every vehicle I have drove has been EXACTLY 2MPH off. The speedo always reads 2MPH high. Never understood that.


Haha and I thought mine had something wrong with it. I looked at the rpms when the speedometer was going 72 but I'm really doing 70
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