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Old 01-30-2006, 09:08 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Adam
Even if the major gain is above 6,000hp(which it probably is) that is not a huge drawback. When you want max accleration you floor it and shift at red-line. People complain about lack of a power increase or even a loss in the low and mid-range but when I want to open it up I don't shift at 5,000 rpm.

Hard acceleration calls for Torque more than Horsepower. Even at 5k RPM, you're already past the Peak Torque.

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