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ok here is how it goes...
it has been known that the MT always has advantage over the AT, but why is it that the 5AT 350Z can pick up speed and reach top noch speeds faster than the 6MT??
my friend has a stock 350Z 6MT and i have a 5 AT, he has tried several drivers against me and all of them ended up loosing on the long run....especially when the car switched from 3rd to 4th gear.

we treid local roads, we tried highways and all the results were the same. 3rd and 4th has a great effect on the 5AT more than the 6MT

anyone can explain this phenomena....???
is the 5AT faster than 6MT??
 

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Gearing is just different. Not faster or slower in the big picture. Just faster or slower at a certain part of the gear-band.
 

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Ayman, don't you have several mods on your ride?
 

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yeah, but the 5AT was not mine....both cars were stock.
i mean the 5AT beat it by a bit at the end
but it was actually faster
 

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Someone shifting a 6MT Z poorly could lose to a Saturn.
 

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:rolf2: :wavey: All that CF will slow you down... :lmfao: :jk:
 

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Definetly...alot could have to do with the driver....did you two switch driving eachothers cars and see the results??? Your results may come out differently! :doh: :shiftdrive:
 

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Why do a lot of Drag racers opt for two speed transmissions (powerglide)?....

Why do more drag racers use an auto trans.?

Less shifts = faster et's, less chance of operator error, given equal platforms/gears.
 

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Yes but, the auto in the Z has, I believe, 5 gears to play with as opposed to the 6 gears in the MT.
 

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Yes but, the auto in the Z has, I believe, 5 gears to play with as opposed to the 6 gears in the MT.
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:doh: ...5at = 1 less shift....
 

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Yes but, the auto in the Z has, I believe, 5 gears to play with as opposed to the 6 gears in the MT.
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:doh: ...5at = 1 less shift....
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which means the ratios spread out on 287hp is faster than the 6 speed MT just the same case in the Toyota Supra
 

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Yes but, the auto in the Z has, I believe, 5 gears to play with as opposed to the 6 gears in the MT.
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:doh: ...5at = 1 less shift....
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which means the ratios spread out on 287hp is faster than the 6 speed MT just the same case in the Toyota Supra
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Ok, wouldn't a 6-speed have the advantage of having more power in each gear as it is spread out through more gears?? :dunno:
 

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But the 5AT spends more time in the meat of the power band in each gear
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ACTUALLY YOUR CAR IS MODIFIED A BIT. I HAVE TO ADMIT I DO SHIFT POORLY BUT NOW THAT I HAVE ADDED SOME FEATURES TO MY 6MT I WILL DEFINITELY TAKE YOU UP ON YOUR OFFER TO DO IT AGAIN. WANNA RACE????? :shiftdrive:
 

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But the 5AT spends more time in the meat of the power band in each gear
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ACTUALLY YOUR CAR IS MODIFIED A BIT. I HAVE TO ADMIT I DO SHIFT POORLY BUT NOW THAT I HAVE ADDED SOME FEATURES TO MY 6MT I WILL DEFINITELY TAKE YOU UP ON YOUR OFFER TO DO IT AGAIN. WANNA RACE????? :shiftdrive:
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bring it ON!!!! loser....snail!!!!
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But the 5AT spends more time in the meat of the power band in each gear
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ACTUALLY YOUR CAR IS MODIFIED A BIT. I HAVE TO ADMIT I DO SHIFT POORLY BUT NOW THAT I HAVE ADDED SOME FEATURES TO MY 6MT I WILL DEFINITELY TAKE YOU UP ON YOUR OFFER TO DO IT AGAIN. WANNA RACE????? :shiftdrive:
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:F-you: yo anger me!!!!!! :banghead: :punch: :xZ!o:
 

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[/quote]bring it ON!!!! loser....snail!!!!
me and you tonight....pines blvd!
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How about "me and you... and a video camera tonight...pines blvd!"? :D
 

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bring it ON!!!! loser....snail!!!!
me and you tonight....pines blvd!
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How about "me and you... and a video camera tonight...pines blvd!"? :D
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you are on!!! 350zluver bring a modem with you
 

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But the 5AT spends more time in the meat of the power band in each gear
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ACTUALLY YOUR CAR IS MODIFIED A BIT. I HAVE TO ADMIT I DO SHIFT POORLY BUT NOW THAT I HAVE ADDED SOME FEATURES TO MY 6MT I WILL DEFINITELY TAKE YOU UP ON YOUR OFFER TO DO IT AGAIN. WANNA RACE????? :shiftdrive:
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sorry should have been a YOU


:F-you: yo anger me!!!!!! :banghead: :punch: :xZ!o:
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