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View Poll Results: How often run to redline?
Daily 60 33.15%
Weekly 72 39.78%
Monthly 31 17.13%
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      09-04-2012, 11:00 AM   #23
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      09-04-2012, 01:59 PM   #24
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usually by mistake going 1st to 2nd.
When pushing hard I shift at 6k
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      09-04-2012, 02:07 PM   #25
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      10-08-2012, 02:12 PM   #26
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majority is weekly so far. Anyone else?
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      10-08-2012, 02:24 PM   #27
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All day, Every day. Im just enjoying the car, especially now that i have the AA tune and bmw pe, I just can't resist. However I do maintain my car well.
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      10-09-2012, 11:17 AM   #28
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probably once or twice a day, i like doing right when im whipping around a turn coming onto an onramp since my vredstein tires grip like fricken glue. I should probably get some sway bars to help stabalize
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      10-10-2012, 09:24 PM   #29
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On the track always! During normal driving, always! Yeah I am bad but I love it and so does my car. Think about the autobahn and how hard these cars are run. The old school method praises it here and there also.
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      10-10-2012, 11:09 PM   #30
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      10-16-2012, 09:06 AM   #31
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Never. I normally shift at around 2800 and once a week, I will accelerate to 5k.
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      11-19-2012, 03:13 PM   #32
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bump for mawr!
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      01-31-2013, 04:08 PM   #33
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      01-31-2013, 06:42 PM   #34
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For me I'd say probably 2-3 times on a single day, every other day but only to 6700k. But I'm planning to get BMW PE and Intake with AA tune in february, so I'll probably end up doing it a lot more. Like some other people have already said, these cars are meant to be driven hard and fast! Just maintain them really well and they will love you.
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      01-31-2013, 07:31 PM   #35
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I tend to redline about once every couple of weeks. But I do a few high rpm pulls a week.
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      01-31-2013, 07:35 PM   #36
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Never. I normally shift at around 2800 and once a week, I will accelerate to 5k.
sounds just like me. Every once in a while I will rev it up to 5.5-6 but never any higher. Car doesn't make power past 5.5k anyway lol
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      01-31-2013, 09:32 PM   #37
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Im lame, I have never hit red line. phss maybe the max iv hit is 5.5-6? I like my gas mileage

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      03-22-2013, 10:35 PM   #38
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Reviving this a bit...

When it's nice out a few times a week; theres a really nice industrial area I drive through on my way home with 6 lanes & a bunch of stoplights. If I time it right I can hit every single red light
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      03-23-2013, 01:31 AM   #39
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All day,everyday. It's meant to be driven like that. It's the "ultimate driving machine"
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