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RPM question

Hello, I just bought my lude very recently and was wondering if the rpm's are running high? When driving in 3rd or 4th they are at about 3-4k and I'm shifting at 4-4.5k is this too high?

It feels like this is where the car wants to be at but the engine just seems to sound labored.. and the last car I had didn't run like this(not a prelude).
just wondering thx.
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Re: RPM question

What are the speeds associated with the rpm at those ranges?
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Re: RPM question

When you're driving at highway speeds in 5th you'll be above 3000 rpm. At 80 mph you'll be
at 4000 rpm.
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Re: RPM question

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When you're driving at highway speeds in 5th you'll be above 3000 rpm. At 80 mph you'll be
at 4000 rpm.

^^ this ^^

its normal, don't worry about it
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