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    Thread: Best gearing for boost

    1. Member codergfx's Avatar
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      07-26-2012 08:20 PM #1
      I have a gt3076r and 02j trans, I was looking at eurospec gear sets. What would be the best combo for a turbo this size for optimal acceleration? Longer gears?
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      07-27-2012 11:50 AM #2
      long gears, you boost will come in a bit late with that turbo, (TDI gear set might do, maybe 1.8t gear set with tdi 5th)

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      08-10-2012 04:28 AM #3
      Don't vr's and 1.8t's have the same gears?

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