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Hi all,

Whats the maximum speed the 3.6 and 3.8 do in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th (later model).

Also do both the 3.6 and 3.8 rev to a maximum of 7000rpm? Does anyone have a chip with lets them rev to 7500rpm?

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Hi all,

Whats the maximum speed the 3.6 and 3.8 do in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th (later model).

Also do both the 3.6 and 3.8 rev to a maximum of 7000rpm? Does anyone have a chip with lets them rev to 7500rpm?

Thanks all

Adam
humm good question, i have a chip but i'm not sure what my max RPM's are with it. i only know my top speed in 5th, never thought to find out what all the others are. maybe i'll do that tomorrow :M5launch:

my top in 5th BTW is 275KM with my 91 3.6
i'm sure others have been higher.
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'Autocar' magazine tested a six-speeder on 2nd November 1994:

1st - 39mph @ 7000rpm
2nd - 66mph @ 7200rpm
3rd - 99mph @ 7200rpm
4th - 135mph @ 7000rpm
5th - 170mph @ 7200rpm
6th - 160mph @ 5600rpm

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The information you nned is on Rob Levinsons website.


www.robertlevinson.com


Here is a link straight to the page you need ; http://www.robertlevinson.com/M5_Touring/upgrades/transmission.htm



As you may know, the six speed uses 6th only as an overdrive for fuel economy, if I recall correctly the top speed is obtained in 5th in box five and six speed cars.

Sixth would give 200mph at 7250rpm as Robs site shows, which is pointless as the engine can`t get even near that, which is why Rob changed the diff to give a better power range for given speeds.



My car will go to 7500, but I hardly use it (old dogs and new tricks...).
I`ve had indicated 158Mph before I ran out of ahem autobahn before the delimit, but I don`t recall the revs as I was busy trying not to die at the time. I have a 5 speed 3.6


Ivan.

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