Originally Posted by Marcus_Hawk
This is where Tuning comes in. Adjust the "Final Drive" slider to find a setting that will make the gear "taller" and not max the tach so soon. The trade off is that setting the Final Drive too high will drag down acceleration in the higher gears. It can be touchy. Set Final Drive too tall and you can have the greatest 0-60 but lose the lead while the motor lugs down out of the power curve in 4th or 5th.
Can someone please define what exactly "final drive" is?