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Old 09-17-2015, 07:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm thinking of building up an 89 STD for fuel economy.
A D16Z1 seems like a decent choice for an engine, but I'm having trouble finding one with a transmission.
If I build a cable trans, what's the best choice for 5th/FD?
A HF? A DX?
My commute is 70% highway.
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Short gear tranny. cruse around 3500rpm with very little throttle angle
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What about pumping losses?
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Hf and STD cable trans' have the same 1-4th gears, but the HF has the highway 5th, my hf got amazing mileage with the d15b6 but had no balls, heres a link with the d series trans ratios Honda Tranny Gear Ratios
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Curse at peak VE
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Minimized BSFC is usually at a bit lower RPM then when VE is maximized
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close ratio ZC tranny, 48 mpg so far. Will drop in Si 5th, making it basically a DX when in 5th gear.

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or 3.889/.771
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DX final in my 1998 4 door killed my around town gas mileage. It was great at cruising on the interstate at 85+, but it was too high geared for anything less than that.

A wide spaced 4th to 5th is good for a daily, but make sure you are not going so high in 1-2 that you are having to work at not lugging it at every light, because that doesnt help economy or fun factor.
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I think that kinda rather answers the question. DX it'll be as it's readily available, then maybe a custom stacked so trans later...
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