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shift kit fuel consumption?

Discussion in 'V6 Development And Modification' started by speed__demond, May 28, 2011.

  1. speed__demond

    speed__demond slammed and cammed

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    hi i have a vr and am thinking of getting a stage two shift kit and a corvette servo installed... will this effect my fuel economy?
     
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    ToMMMaY New Member

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    dude u probably spent more money going on the net and writing this comment.
    if u want a shiftkit its because u want a shiftkit and u shouldnt give a #### about fuel economy
     
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    speed__demond slammed and cammed

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    wrong!. i get decent economy atm, but i want to go a bit quicker without spending alot more dough every week, just wondering how much of a difference to the pocket it makes
     
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    acarmody Donati..Whoa Green

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    It will make sweet #### all difference to fuel economy.
     
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    immortality Home of the smoky breakfast Bacon! Staff Member

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    in theory it shouldn't make any difference and if you drive the car exactly like you do now it won't increase fuel usage but then most people tend to change the way they drive to make use of the mods they make and hence the fuel efficiency might drop a bit until you've had your play with your new mod.

    the shift kit will alter the shift speed between gears and the apply pressure on the band (no slippage), it doesn't alter the shift points
     
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    holden_4aw_lyfe Tsu Tsu Tsu Tsu

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    i got a shift kit in mine and it dosent in the slightest effect any fuel economy i think....
     
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    delcowizzid on holiday

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    if you have the line pressure increased with a bigger boost valve it can use a little more but i doubt you would really notice it over a week of driving
     
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    sircruisealotVS Well-Known Member

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    This sentence makes no sence.
    To go faster, to make more power, to create torque - it all needs fuel. If you want these things you can't be worried about spending a bit more on fuel.
    As they say, you can't have your cake and eat it too.
     
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    nathanVY such boost

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