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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-08-03, 07:11 AM Thread Starter
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Some help plz

I recently got a ef xr6. I was wondering what is the best way 2 take of in "race mode"

I beat my mates VN but only by a lil bit :( his car is 200kg lighter but thats no exuse. I rekon the XR has more potential.

Its an AUTO i built up da revs to 2000 and then pedal to the metal. Should the revs be higher or lower 4 a better take of?

Does Optimax increase perfomance in any way or is that just BS so u pay 5c more 4 petrol????
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-08-03, 08:25 AM
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u will notice improvemont using optimax, I only run optimax in my ED and IMO its worth it

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Bung er up to 2500 rpm and let er rip. (Put some money in your money-box to replace the transmission - which will surely die doing these stunts).

Optimax is better than normal ULP.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-08-03, 03:14 PM
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I also only beat my mate who has VN by a little bit.. My car's a stock EF XR6 with a 2.5" exhaust..
His VN has extractors, exhaust, head work, etc..

My car is also an AUTO, and i'm looking into getting a Shifter kit, which basically makes your auto last longer if you intend on treating it like a race car.. :)
Here's a link:

Good Luck.
post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-08-03, 05:50 PM
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how much $$$ do they go for
post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-08-03, 06:40 PM
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Those shift kits are for the american AOD 4 speed auto, not the aussie BTR one. Modifications to the valve body will cost around $500 from any good auto trans place and will give you an excellent shift.
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-09-03, 05:53 AM
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I contacted Herrod motorsport, and they do quite a good deal on the shifter kits for the btr auto boxes.. I'm just waiting for the money, and i'm having it done..

Ring Herrod motorsport and ask for Rob.. He can answer any queries you might have about the kit..

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