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Floyd
19-02-2007, 10:53 PM
I've just recieved the test results for my car. These are actual timings via Delta Dash in 3rd gear:

In Gear Acceleration:
40 - 60mph = 2.5 seconds
50 - 70mph = 2.3 seconds
60 - 80mph = 2.4 seconds
70 - 90mph = 2.7 seconds

I've been trying to get a comparison from test data that magazines used to do but they don't give this detail anymore :(

Anyone know where I can find in gear times for cars? I haven't completed a 0-62 as I value what's left of my gearbox :P

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Nige
19-02-2007, 11:06 PM
EVO have in gear times dont they?

Floyd
19-02-2007, 11:08 PM
Er, the EVO mags that I have (thanks Simon) don't give them anymore and niether does the web site :(

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Nige
19-02-2007, 11:11 PM
Civic Type-R

3rd Gear

40-60 4.0sec
50-70 3.9sec

Focus ST

40-60 3.1sec
50-70 3.4sec
60-80 3.9sec

Astra VXR

40-60 3.0sec
50-70 3.sec
60-80 3.9sec

From this months EVO, the Civic, group test, the other cars (Golf Gti, Megane) are all very similar.

Ferrari 599 GTB 3rd gear
40-60 2.0sec
50-70 1.9sec
60-80 1.8sec
70-90 1.9sec

So you can beat the hot hatch brigade, but not a Ferrari :D

Floyd
19-02-2007, 11:30 PM
Ooh, you are the font of all knowledge Nige :thumb:

Hot hatch, pah :P

Ferrari, well, I'd have him in the twisties :lol:

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Nige
20-02-2007, 02:55 AM
Floyd, how do you time these, from say 40 - 90 and it measure the increments afterwards, or sit at 50, floor it and time to 70?

I honestly dont know which way its done...

Floyd
20-02-2007, 07:57 AM
OK, I used to sit at a speed and floor it but that's not how the magazines do it. IIRC they start off in a given gear at say 3rd at 1800rpm and floor it then they look at the logs for the times over the increments. This is how mine was measured.

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Andrew
20-02-2007, 09:15 AM
Try this Floyd:

http://fastsaloons.com/
http://fasthatchbacks.com/

Those results are very impressive :thumb: almost Volvo fast :blink:

Simon
20-02-2007, 09:15 AM
Nige, would your GPS lap program have a facility to do this? Would be interesting if it can.

Floyd, where can we borrow a delta dash from, I would like to see how my car compares.

Floyd
20-02-2007, 10:54 AM
I think some of the PDA kit may do this? Not sure where we can borrow DD from - Paul?

Figures are 2 up with tank of fuel BTW!!!!

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PS Vovlo fast? Show me :unsure:

Andrew
20-02-2007, 10:56 AM
Originally posted by Floyd@Feb 20 2007, 10:54 AM
I think some of the PDA kit may do this? Not sure where we can borrow DD from - Paul?

Figures are 2 up with tank of fuel BTW!!!!

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PS Vovlo fast? Show me :unsure:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2ivIlqFdg0

knock yourself out :thumb:

Tony
20-02-2007, 11:54 AM
WTF was that Andy? :lol: :lol:

Nige
20-02-2007, 12:49 PM
Originally posted by Simon@Feb 20 2007, 09:15 AM
Nige, would your GPS lap program have a facility to do this? Would be interesting if it can.
I`ve emailed MAX :thumb:

You could manually try and work it out too, from the speed vs time trace, but i`ve asked if he can add a feature.

Nige.

Uncle Benz
20-02-2007, 06:44 PM
Some of the American mags, particularly Road & Track if I remember correctly, list some detailed in-gear acceleration times. Whether you can find any cars worth looking at in there is another matter.....

Floyd
20-02-2007, 10:24 PM
I have no idea what that Volvo video is all about :unsure: Bizaar!

I got the car back tonight with new gearbox. The uprated gears, although helical, still have a slight straight cut whine to them. It makes the car sound a bit raw and touring car stylee - oh yes :thumb: Some may say it sounds like a Morris Oxford and they'd have a point :whistle: but as soon as you change to the standard 5th its back to civility. Result B)

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Nige
20-02-2007, 10:58 PM
Ah, so you`ve gone for the uprated 1-4 then standard 5th for quiet cruising ? good idea, should made motorway cruising bearable :thumb:

Floyd
21-02-2007, 07:29 AM
The whine really isn't that bad but you can definitely hear it. I like it!

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Floyd
21-02-2007, 07:33 AM
GT3 (outgoing model)
3rd
40 - 60mph = 2.8 sec
50 - 70mph = 2.7 sec
60 - 80mph = 2.7 sec
70 - 90mph = 2.7 sec


CSL
3rd
40 - 60mph = 2.9 sec
50 - 70mph = 2.8 sec
60 - 80mph = 2.9 sec
70 - 90mph = 3.1 sec

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Simon
21-02-2007, 08:47 AM
Glad you have it back in time for the weekend Floyd, Paul @ Zen has done you proud :thumb:

I look forward to having a go in it, promise not to crunch the gears :thumb:

Andrew
21-02-2007, 09:07 AM
Originally posted by Floyd@Feb 20 2007, 10:24 PM
I have no idea what that Volvo video is all about :unsure: Bizaar!

It was meant to be a joke :whistle:

Anyway, have a browse at these, far from scientific but there you go:

3rd gear midrange
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cPxXDo0cMvI

4th gear midrange
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DtT4u1aLy8I

Floyd
21-02-2007, 03:35 PM
I guessed that Andy :lol: But all you had to say to make a joke was 'Volvo' :P

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Andrew
21-02-2007, 03:46 PM
Originally posted by Floyd@Feb 21 2007, 03:35 PM
I guessed that Andy :lol: But all you had to say to make a joke was 'Volvo' :P

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:rolleyes: :rolleyes:

Dave G
21-02-2007, 04:10 PM
:rolleyes: :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :nono: :P

Simon
21-02-2007, 04:19 PM
Floyd, you have been surrounded by Volvo drivers, there is no escape :lol:

Andrew
21-02-2007, 04:41 PM
Originally posted by Simon@Feb 21 2007, 04:19 PM
Floyd, you have been surrounded by Volvo drivers, there is no escape :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol: Where's Nick when you need him!!!!

Floyd
21-02-2007, 08:04 PM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v27/FloydM/Image004.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v27/FloydM/Image003.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v27/FloydM/Image002.jpg

These are broken bits! :(

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Duncan
24-02-2007, 02:06 PM
Originally posted by Floyd@Feb 19 2007, 10:53 PM
I've just recieved the test results for my car. These are actual timings via Delta Dash in 3rd gear:

In Gear Acceleration:
40 - 60mph = 2.5 seconds
50 - 70mph = 2.3 seconds
60 - 80mph = 2.4 seconds
70 - 90mph = 2.7 seconds

I've been trying to get a comparison from test data that magazines used to do but they don't give this detail anymore :(

Anyone know where I can find in gear times for cars? I haven't completed a 0-62 as I value what's left of my gearbox :P

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Floyd - just done the same in mine post remapping:

Done on a flat road with 2/3 tank of tesco 99

Test done in 3rd Gear:

In Gear Acceleration:
30 - 50mph = 2.1 seconds
40 - 60mph = 1.8 seconds
50 - 70mph = 1.9 seconds
60 - 80mph = 2.5 seconds

Test done in 4th Gear:

In Gear Acceleration:
40 - 60mph = 2.8 seconds
50 - 70mph = 2.5 seconds
60 - 80mph = 2.5 seconds
70 - 90mph = 2.8 seconds
80 -100mph = 3.2 seconds

Floyd
24-02-2007, 07:57 PM
Did you see Shauns figures for 4th gear on my thread on SN? I don't know what the ratio comparison is like with the 5mt against your 6mt.

BTW 30-70mph in 2.1sec (Oops I said the F word) me that's F1 fast ;)

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Duncan
24-02-2007, 09:11 PM
oops - 30-50

Maybe just wishful thinking :D :D

You got a link for that thread floyd?

Floyd
24-02-2007, 09:29 PM
I can't believe that you haven't seen this yet!? (http://bbs.scoobynet.com/projects-40/414125-floyd-s-economy-stage-iii-14.html) :whistle: ;) :P

Also, well done Nige for browsing through it all :D

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Duncan
24-02-2007, 09:44 PM
Jeesh those 4th gear figures of shauns are pretty good :o

Still some way to go for us then :D

Just hoping mine holds together :ph43r: