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    Default Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    What is your engine RPM at true 120km/h in the highest gear? Doesn't matter if you have changed final drive ratios or fitted a different tire diameter.

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    3000 at 120.

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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Landrover discovery 4 tdv6 2010 120km/h is 2000rpm

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    Disco 2013 XS 1800rpm at 120kph.
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Troopie
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    120km/h - 2500rpm

    But I like it like this for heavy towing.
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Not a diesel but my Mitsubishi outlander 2009 is 2200rpm at 120km/h

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    Touareg V10 TDi - 1900 rpm @ 120 km/h
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Defender 300tdi,never really drive 120 but she sits at about 3500 at that speed. On a downhill.

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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Chevrolet Trailblazer 2.8 auto revs 1800rpm @ 120 in 6th (top) gear.
    When I tow the Echo Chobe cruise speed is 110 and revs 2000 @ 110 km/h in 5th (preferred) gear.
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Defender Td5 - about 3100 RPM at 120. I don't go faster than that, because then I have to use earmuffs..........and it would be illegal............and somewhat of a death wish.

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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    On my Disco 2 Td5 Auto it's revving at 2750 rpm when at 120 km/h. The slightly bigger tyres mean the speedo reads true / GPS speed at 120 km/h.
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Rev counter does not work, and wheels no longer standard, so I bashed the figures into a calculator...

    1996 Nissan Sani 2.7TD 120Km/h @ 3078RPM, not that I go there anymore.
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    Freelander 1 TD4 2L - 3150 @ 120. At max torque when towing @ 80+ in top gear.
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    My 2010 2.4 Puma likes to sit at 123kpm (on the Garmin) and the revs sit just under 2000rpm
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Its been so long since I could do 120 - my memory is a bit weak - I think the 3.0 Ford ranger sits around 2800 rpm at gps 120 (its own speedo is rather optimistic)
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Amarok 2lt manual 2000rpm
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    Q7 V8 TDI, 1500rpm in 8th at 120km/h
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    2011 Touareg v8 diesel 1500 rpm at 120
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Hilux 2.8 GD6 Manual 1800RPM @ 120 in 6th gear
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    kia sorento 2.2 CRDI, just below 2000rpm
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    Default Re: Your Diesel: RPM at 120km/h

    Quote Originally Posted by Christo Davids View Post
    Hilux 2.8 GD6 Manual 1800RPM @ 120 in 6th gear
    1800RPM is low but then my GD6 speedometer over- read by more than 10Kph
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