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      12-10-2010, 07:56 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by Robert View Post
Did a quick calculation. My first time doing this after doing 30 mins of reading.

For M3 6spd 8000rpm wheel size of 265/36/19

Gear Max Speed
1 40.46
2 69.25
3 103.70
4 146.59
5 164.06
6 188.14

1M 6spd 7000 redline

Gear Max Speed
1 42.59
2 75.62
3 113.52
4 156.59
5 175.05
6 206.92


Note: I did not factor HP into the calculation. Simply based on gearing
If you're using redline for both, shouldn't you calculate 8,400 for the M3 (5% higher speeds)?
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