Recent Topics
The ideal xW oil
by Nick1994
09/18/14 04:27 PM
Things to do in Canada?
by dlundblad
09/18/14 04:24 PM
Troubling UOA?
by EastCoastHD
09/18/14 04:16 PM
Pennzoil PP Ultra 0w-20
by asharris7
09/18/14 04:11 PM
WebMD
by Eddie
09/18/14 03:20 PM
Fox Mustang Heater Core Issues-Stop-leak work?
by Striker
09/18/14 02:29 PM
Rust removal followed by LineX.
by RamFan
09/18/14 02:25 PM
cartridge oil filters
by sourkraut
09/18/14 02:03 PM
Rear axle fluid change completed at 23,680 miles
by gonefishing
09/18/14 01:56 PM
Is it possible to make a low SAPS w20?
by badtlc
09/18/14 12:02 PM
Napa Proselect 21348 Cut open
by Brybo86
09/18/14 10:10 AM
Apple stops unlocking devices for police
by Volvohead
09/18/14 10:02 AM
Newest Members
EastCoastHD, ckwhite, borrellimd, biewabbeljoe, waynesworld
51334 Registered Users
Who's Online
90 registered (andyd, 95MarkVIII, 01rangerxl, 123Saab, 1 FMF, 901Memphis, 6 invisible), 1776 Guests and 206 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Stats
51334 Members
64 Forums
219426 Topics
3462797 Posts

Max Online: 2862 @ 07/07/14 03:10 PM
Donate to BITOG

Page 9 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Topic Options
#3440578 - 07/30/14 12:34 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: Patman]
Mykl Offline


Registered: 02/08/13
Posts: 1257
Loc: Texas
Originally Posted By: Patman
Actually, a lot of C7 owners are getting over 40 MPG highway under perfect conditions!!! My best in my C6 is 37.0 MPG, so I totally believe I could get well over 40 with a C7 since it has the extra gear (7 vs my 6) plus the ability to run on only 4 cylinders too.


Can you average that over an entire tank? It seems pretty reasonable that a Corvette should get decent fuel economy... it surely doesn't take that much horsepower to push an aerodynamically slippery car with a relatively low weight at 70 mph. But it still doesn't seem likely that you could get 37+ at that speed over 350 to 400 miles in a repeatable way. 29-32 I'd absolutely believe though.
_________________________
'10 Volkswagen GTI
'07 Toyota Camry XLE V-6

Top
#3440586 - 07/30/14 12:47 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Blokey Offline


Registered: 02/21/03
Posts: 915
Loc: GA, USA
2000 Acura 3.2TL:

_________________________
"Drive safely, because the life you save... might be mine" - James Dean, Sept. 1955

Top
#3443716 - 08/02/14 10:01 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Bamaro Offline


Registered: 08/03/03
Posts: 1079
Loc: Balto.
A little under 2500 in Cobalt
_________________________
2009 Cobalt
1970 Camaro (original owner)
2009 Civic
2001 Escape
2014 Mazda3

Top
#3460838 - 08/20/14 10:31 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
DavidZ28 Offline


Registered: 10/06/10
Posts: 254
Loc: Atlanta, GA
1984 Camaro 700R4, 3.73 gears 2,400 rpm
1998 S10 4L60, 3.42 gears 2,100 rpm
2000 Sunfire THM125... I have no idea, gf drives this car.
_________________________
'98 S10 4.3L M1 HM 10W30 UPF 52 Ultraguard Gold
'84 Camaro Z28 5.0 H.O. QS Defy 10W30, QS5
'00 Sunfire 2.2L Valvoline Maxlife, Purolator L10111

Top
#3460878 - 08/21/14 12:04 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Nick1994 Online   content


Registered: 02/19/13
Posts: 1024
Loc: Phoenix, AZ
~2,400 rpms in the Beetle. 6 speed automatic DSG
_________________________
2004 VW Beetle TDI 160k
(Yeah it's a chick car but it gets me 40 mpg)

Top
#3460948 - 08/21/14 05:47 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Falcon_LS Offline


Registered: 10/03/08
Posts: 3489
Loc: Kuwait
I've never paid attention to what the RPMs are at 70 MPH, but I know off the top of my head for 75 MPH it's:

Mitsu: 3,100 rpm (4.56 rear axle ratio)
Grand Marquis: ~1,900 rpm (3.08 rear axle ratio)
Envoy: 2,200 rpm (3.73 rear axle ratio)

Not going to be much of a difference for 5 MPH.
_________________________
00 Pajero: M1 0W-40/26300-35503
01 Marquis: M1 ESP Formula 5W-30/FL820S
05 Envoy: M1 ESP Formula 5W-30/51522XP

Top
#3461846 - 08/21/14 09:17 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
horse123 Offline


Registered: 09/06/13
Posts: 40
Loc: Minneapolis, MN
2012 Impreza 2.0i 2500rpm or so I believe. Maybe a little less.

Top
#3462015 - 08/22/14 06:34 AM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
chadkiser Offline


Registered: 04/05/12
Posts: 1
Loc: North Carolina
Theoretical since I've never gone that fast in my 1952 Chevy Truck but it'd be 3300RPM. That's with a 3.11 rear end.

Top
#3462491 - 08/22/14 05:04 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
y_p_w Offline


Registered: 05/06/05
Posts: 2401
Loc: SF Bay Area
About 2900 RPM in a 2004 Subaru Impreza WRX 5-sp. 3.9 final drive ratio. Hovers right around where the turbo kicks in.

My 1995 Integra GS-R was more about 3350 RPM. Some felt that it could use a 6th gear.

Top
#3463395 - 08/23/14 09:37 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
GatorJoe Offline


Registered: 07/05/12
Posts: 77
Loc: Florida
1995 Jag XJ6 4.0L ZF 4HP-24 4-speed Automatic.
2350 RPM @ 70 MPH
_________________________
1995 Jaguar XJ6 - QS Defy 10W30
2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac - PYB 5W30

Top
#3463403 - 08/23/14 09:50 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
dustyroads Offline


Registered: 05/13/13
Posts: 281
Loc: upstate NY
2011 taurus sel = 1750 @70 mph

2012 volvo truck = 1600 @ 70 mph
_________________________
2011 Taurus sel

2012 Volvo big rig with D11

Top
Page 9 of 9 < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9