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  1. Differences in Manual to Automatic Transmissions RPMs at speed

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Thought some may find the below interesting. I kept the rpms up to simulate 1/4 mile drag conditions as best I could. I maxed out the speed at 90 MPH. This is on the 14-16 Kia Souls 1.6L Manuals 1.6L autos and 2.0L Autos. You will notice big changes in the gears down low and up high. Final axle...
  2. RPMS registered but no spark

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I rear ended some one in November. Relative Minimal damage. I put in a new radiator and radiator support and valve timing sensor. Everything else mechanical was ok. But then no spark. So we have tested every wire going from the coil to computer. All OK. All fuses have been removed and checked...
  3. High RPMs?

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    Just got a 2013 Soul Base manual transmission. She runs around 3,000 - 3,100 RPMs in 6th gear going 70 MPH. Seems high to me. I base that only on the performance of other vehicles I own or have owned. They typically would/do run between 1,800 - 2,00 RPMs when going 70 MPH. What are other...
  4. 1.6 L High RPMs?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Hello world, I bought the 1.6 gasoline (petrol) a few days ago and I am curious to the RPMs your obtaining at highway speeds. Im doing around 3,000 RPMs at 65mph. I thought it might be high and I am wondering if it IS high then how to I change the gearing? Im new to stick shifts so I wanted...
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