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#3425908 - 07/15/14 08:13 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
tom slick Offline


Registered: 05/26/03
Posts: 9006
Loc: Central Coast, Calif.
'02 Mazda Protege5 auto 3100 rpm
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#3426001 - 07/15/14 09:38 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Blkstanger Offline


Registered: 08/13/11
Posts: 1371
Loc: Lakeside, CA
99 Ford Ranger 5spd auto 3.73s and 31" tires= 2200rpm
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#3426002 - 07/15/14 09:38 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
clinebarger Offline


Registered: 12/19/13
Posts: 804
Loc: Fort Worth, Texas
2200 in my Duramax/Allison in 5th gear, About 1800 in 6th gear.

I cruise at around 65 2000rpm in 5th gives the best MPG
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#3426052 - 07/15/14 10:30 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
TiredTrucker Offline


Registered: 01/04/08
Posts: 2502
Loc: Central Iowa
That is similar to my Silverado 5.3L with 6 spd auto and 3.42 rear. I like to stay in 5th most of the time and pickup seems to get the best balance of mpg and performance right in the 1900-2100 RPM range. I hardly ever get to the freeways so the pickup really stays at 65 or less most of the time.
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#3426111 - 07/16/14 01:08 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 01/30/07
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Loc: Clovis, CA
1900 @ 4th Gear.

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#3426112 - 07/16/14 01:11 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Merkava_4]
370gt Offline


Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: New Zealand
5 speed auto in the 08 G37 about 3050 rpm @ 70 mph
Wife's 1 litre Toyota echo screaming at 70 mph crzy


Edited by 370gt (07/16/14 01:14 AM)
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#3426126 - 07/16/14 02:48 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: mattwithcats]
Clubber_Lang Offline


Registered: 09/01/10
Posts: 360
Loc: SC
Originally Posted By: mattwithcats
2000 RPM's at 70 MPH in an 2002 Saturn SL2.

However, 5th gear has been swapped from a .730 to a .605,
dropping the RPM's by a thousand....


that's interesting. Does it help your hwy MPG?
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#3426128 - 07/16/14 02:51 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: DAC17]
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Registered: 09/01/10
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Loc: SC
Originally Posted By: DAC17
2014 C7 Corvette = 1300 in 7th gear!


A fast idle at 70. love it.
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#3426131 - 07/16/14 02:56 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
gregoron Offline


Registered: 11/08/12
Posts: 668
Loc: Hawaii
2000 Jetta 2.0l with 5 speed manual is 3,500 RPM at 70mph in 5th. My foot is only stepping 1/4 on the accelerator. Car will still climb hills like it is flat. It likes to run at this RPM.
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#3426259 - 07/16/14 07:48 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: gregoron]
zuluplus30 Offline


Registered: 11/23/13
Posts: 250
Loc: Fly-Over Country
2014 Pilot 4WD is about 2300. 97 Civic 5 speed is about 3400.
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#3426437 - 07/16/14 11:42 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: ThirdeYe]
ThirdeYe Offline


Registered: 02/23/07
Posts: 7968
Loc: Walker, MI
Originally Posted By: ThirdeYe
Going by memory, but I believe my 95 Acura Integra LS is at around 3,000 RPMs at 70. 4-speed automatic. 1.8L I4, 142hp.

I can't remember what the Firebird is spinning at 70mph. I know it isn't nearly as high as the Acura. Probably around 2k. I'll follow-up with a correction if I'm way off. Also a 4-speed auto. 3.8L V6, 200hp.


I was close. The Firebird is at about 1900 rpms at 70.
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#3426478 - 07/16/14 12:38 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
jrustles Offline


Registered: 02/24/13
Posts: 2035
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Before 5th gear swap
3100

after
2600

Here is the speed/RPM on my setup

You can plug your own data in here to see yours
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#3426632 - 07/16/14 03:19 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
KitaCam Offline


Registered: 11/16/12
Posts: 2122
Loc: SunnySouthFlorida
Correction is in order...been too long since I've been on the highway...

@ 70mph ... 2750RPMs
@ 80mph ... 3050RPMs

Sorry 'bout that...
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#3426640 - 07/16/14 03:32 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Clevy Offline


Registered: 11/11/10
Posts: 9782
Loc: Saskatoon canada
My charger spins just over 2000 rpm at 70mph,the c3 is roughly the same I think.
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#3426654 - 07/16/14 03:53 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
laserred96gt Offline


Registered: 03/03/13
Posts: 723
Loc: Florida
Just over 2000 , 04 E150 4.6.
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