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My Laguna RTi 2.0 '97 runs at around / just over 3.5 on the rev speedo at 70mph in 5th gear. Is it supposed to be this high? I swear on my 1.6 Escort, it was about 2.5
Something you need to consider is that Ford speedos are notorious for over-reading (usually by at least 10%, sometimes more), so your indicated 2.5k @70mph (which seems very low, since my Scorpio 24v is geared for 28mph/1k rpm - according to the handbook), your Escort may actually
only be travelling at 63mph whilst showing 2.5k rpm.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater