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post #31 of 32 (permalink) Old 04-24-2019, 10:10 PM
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The 4-5 shift is notchy and I guess I'm a bit weird (for so many reasons) and don't like driving w/ one hand at 140-150. Previous car w/ 3.27s, 315/35-17 and a TKO 600 would go 157 in 4th, that was about all it had, maybe 6,800rpm. Plenty fast. 140 is just fine.

I'm looking at the T56 for this build, all indications are that it shifts better and should work well with my street driving style. Don't need the weight but at least it's in the middle.


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Jim, you aren't weird on the 5th to 4th shift in my opinion. It happens for me coming off main straights into a sweeping turn. Lots to think of: carrying speed, hitting apex, not over-cooking brakes, oh btw traffic. I wish i was a better driver but i haven't lost an instructor yet. Shifting is a secondary concern but i still wear out clutches. 🙂

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