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#3423853 - 07/13/14 08:44 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: lawman1909]
Chris142 Offline


Registered: 06/05/03
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Originally Posted By: lawman1909
The Tahoe turns that high at 70 mph?!
naw thars her pile. i never drive it thankfully. i drive the jeep and f250
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#3423856 - 07/13/14 08:46 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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#3423857 - 07/13/14 08:49 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 12/11/13
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Loc: Manchester, England
2100 in fifth
about 3500 in fourth
7ish in third
the box and tyre size can give me 70 in second, but the engine cant..
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#3423858 - 07/13/14 08:50 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 10/07/12
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#3423870 - 07/13/14 09:00 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 12/16/11
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1994 jeep with 4 liter engine and 4 speed tranny with overdrive turns about 2400 at that speed. Will only get 20 mpg or so while cruising at 50 mph. Goes down at higher speeds.
Harley turns about 2500 at that speed in 6th gear.


Edited by toneydoc (07/13/14 09:01 PM)
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#3423874 - 07/13/14 09:02 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
andyd Offline


Registered: 09/25/04
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the 528e about 2200 in D. The Rat about the same. The Rat has a 4.0 ohv V6, 528e has a 2.7 ohc I6.
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#3423876 - 07/13/14 09:03 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 06/23/10
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Wow, thanks for all the posts! It is interesting to see the variation among the makes/models.
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#3423879 - 07/13/14 09:06 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: lawman1909]
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Originally Posted By: lawman1909
Off topic I know, but you should try MC synthetic blend 5w-20 in the CV. We use that exclusively in our squads and change every 4K. That 4k could be 6-7k if the cars weren't idled as much and weren't doing near redline runs every day for calls.


Thanks for the tip! Everything I have read about Motorcraft oils here on BITOG is nothing but positive. It is really a great oil for a great price.
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#3423882 - 07/13/14 09:09 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 08/15/06
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Loc: Central Washington
In the CVLX its about 1800RPM with 2.73s and larger 255/45R18 tires.
Its going to get 4.10s here in a month or so. It would bring it up to about 2600RPM.

The CVPI also has 3.27s as your '09 so it is the same 2000RPM.
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#3423885 - 07/13/14 09:10 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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#3423887 - 07/13/14 09:12 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 11/10/12
Posts: 35
Loc: kansas
Audi A6 TDI 1400 rpm 8th gear

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#3423891 - 07/13/14 09:13 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
Poohbah Offline


Registered: 05/18/14
Posts: 136
Loc: WI
2004 Honda Element
~ 3000 RPM @ 70 MPH

Slow and thirsty, but still looks new with 150K.
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#3423905 - 07/13/14 09:32 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: doitmyself]
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Registered: 11/09/08
Posts: 96
Loc: IL.
2010 focus 3,000 at 70 a little higher then i like but only a 4 speed with overdrive

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#3423909 - 07/13/14 09:36 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 02/28/12
Posts: 334
Loc: Maryland
2002 Chevy Prizm: ~2700rpm (4sp AT+OD)
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#3423912 - 07/13/14 09:39 PM Re: Post your rpms at 70mph [Re: synthetic_crazy]
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Registered: 07/31/13
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Loc: Tennessee
2000rpms.. on truck in siguture
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