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This is a discussion on shifting please help within the Manual Transmission forums, part of the Drivetrain category; I just got a standard ws6 2002 i have drove standard a lot but never a sports car. i had ...

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    2002 trans am ws6

    Exclamation shifting please help

    I just got a standard ws6 2002 i have drove standard a lot but never a sports car. i had a 2000 trans am that i would race every once in a while but i have questions about racing standard. whats a good rpm to launch it only has hooker heads and borla exhuast so it does not have a lot of mods. second
    what rpms should i be shift gears i think 5500 but im not to sure i dont want to fuck up. any ideas would help thanks

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    i shift at 5500, or wright before the first redline. as far as launching i launch at 1800 but after reading some posts i think other people launch a lot higher.

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