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Old 12-11-2009, 02:18 AM   #1
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What should the RPM(*) read on the tachometer at 60 miles per hour?

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Right around 2K with stock gearing. What'* yours doing?
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Which gear ratio do you have?
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I thought 99% of Bonnies came stock with 3.06?

Spent 4 hours on the highway this morning, 60mph with a 3.06 I was turning 1900RPM. Give or take a few RPM.
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That seems about correct, that is what mine usally runs at.
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That is what I was wondering, mine is between 1900-2100.
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2.96 will be around 2100
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2.96 will be around 2100

Should be the other way around Dan. He should see a lower RPM with that 2.96.
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Ack, let me think here. I think I get 2100 rpm at 70 now that I think about it.
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