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Old 01-23-2012   #1
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Non GTA 1985 TPI Redline 6k rpm?

Only third gen site i belong to is this one. i found this while looking for a GTA to purchase. Just caught my eye.. i researched the hell out of this and can't understand what i'm missing.. to me, it looks like this tach is showing 5500 (yellow) and 6000 (red)??? wth?

'85 Trans am TPI auto. 54k miles.
http://www.use.com/ccf7c0f2e7a4451fcdee?p=15#photo=15
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Old 01-24-2012   #2
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Re: Non GTA 1985 TPI Redline 6k rpm?

yep
thats normal.

Redline from the computer is 10505rpm before it cuts fuel/spark.

Redline for the motor is around 5500 in it's stock form. It's not designed to rev high. All the power is made from around 3000rpm-4500rpm. That's max torque and hp.
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Old 01-24-2012   #3
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Re: Non GTA 1985 TPI Redline 6k rpm?

I can't see the photo but sounds like a V6 tach in that! I will see what my 92 5.0's is tonight.
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