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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-14-02, 01:34 AM Thread Starter
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3spd and 4spd

Just wondering, in the EA, does the 4spd improve acceloration much compared to the 3 spd?
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Nah, not really, they both have the same rations, the 4 speed just has the overdrive.

Perhaps the 4 speed cars might be quicker, but that would only be due to the smoother shifts. But other than that, IMO opinion, its basically the same till u get out on the highway

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According to official figures, the 4 speed was 0.5 seconds quicker 0-100 - perhaps due to a slightly shorter diff ratio.

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Ahhhh too true, I never thought about the different diff.

But if it were the same diff, i dont think either or would be quicker.

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If you currently have a 3 speed and are thinking of fitting a 4 speed dont bother unless you do as much highway driving as I do.
If you want bolt in performance.....change the diff

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