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mikey1
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23rd Mar 04 at 16:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

gettin really pissed off now bout my 53plate 1.2 sxi, when on the motorway and the car is running @ 70 the revs are at 4k! is this normal? if ne 1 has a 1.4 or 1.8 are there revs lower at this speed? thanks.
glasgow_corsa_c
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quote:
Originally posted by mikey1
gettin really pissed off now bout my 53plate 1.2 sxi, when on the motorway and the car is running @ 70 the revs are at 4k! is this normal? if ne 1 has a 1.4 or 1.8 are there revs lower at this speed? thanks.


my old corsa c was at about 3900ish when at 70 so urs is proably fine mate.

As for 1.4 , 1.8s , their revs will be lower.
neiliosxi
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23rd Mar 04 at 16:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

but not much lower! dads 1.8 vectra sits at about 3500 @ 70
Paul H
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23rd Mar 04 at 16:48   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yep that's normal mate.thats why they use so much petrol and have a crap top end speed
Noonster
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23rd Mar 04 at 21:32   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

^^ agree with chewy on that.
CorsaLad16v
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24th Mar 04 at 04:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yup
Noonster
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I was driving this morning at 70 and revs were just over 3.5k - so defo normal.
Chris220
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24th Mar 04 at 11:44   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

My 1.8 SRi version sits at about 3250 for 70mph. Yours sounds very normal for the engine size.
CorsaLad16v
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25th Mar 04 at 04:23   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

checked this today n mine runs at 3500 at 70mph
neiliosxi
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25th Mar 04 at 09:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I drove to leeds the other day (80 odd miles) and put my standard airbox back on instead of BFO cone and used bout half as much petrol! lol Might leave it off now
Paul H
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Originally posted by neiliosxi
I drove to leeds the other day (80 odd miles) and put my standard airbox back on instead of BFO cone and used bout half as much petrol! lol Might leave it off now
told you all they arn't worth the hassle thats why i took my induction kit off and left standard airbox on
neiliosxi
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25th Mar 04 at 09:39   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

dont sound as good tho lol
Paul H
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25th Mar 04 at 09:43   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yes but people just laugh at a 1.2 that's noisy
neiliosxi
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25th Mar 04 at 09:49   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

it could be anything, it wasnt really noisy but i liked waking my parents up when i went to work at 5:30!
Noonster
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quote:
Originally posted by neiliosxi
dont sound as good tho lol


The exaust is what you want loud not the engine
neiliosxi
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25th Mar 04 at 09:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

bfo cone makes exhaust louder, u cant make a 1.2 engine noisy can u??
Red_SXi
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25th Mar 04 at 10:13   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

You should hear mine, its LOUD. Centre section cut off and sebring 6x4 oval. I took my BFO off for the service and the car actually feels faster, so i'm not sure whether to put it back on or not
Noonster
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Car defo runs better without Induction Kit..... just drill your box mate

Your exaust makes enough noise and thats all people wanna hear..... you dont here people say "WOW listen to that induction kit" do you

 
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