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Old 07-03-2007, 01:57 AM   #1  
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Just curious, in 5 th gear doin 75 mph im at 2000 rmp, is that a stock gear?
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Old 07-03-2007, 02:39 AM   #2  
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Old 07-03-2007, 03:03 AM   #3  
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sounds normal to me
ofcourse that just means u gotta get some 3.73's
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Old 07-03-2007, 09:29 PM   #4  
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sounds normal to me
ofcourse that just means u gotta get some 3.73's
that is going to be my next mod, with 3:73s what will be my rpms in 5th doin 75?
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probably closer to 3k
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Old 07-06-2007, 02:18 AM   #6  
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what about 4.10's
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Old 07-06-2007, 02:26 AM   #7  
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The higher the gear obviously the higher the rpm on the interstate and in turn, worse gas mpg. I don't know the rpm on 4.10's, but just imagine higher. I my opinion, 4.10's are too big for the street.
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The higher the gear obviously the higher the rpm on the interstate and in turn, worse gas mpg. I don't know the rpm on 4.10's, but just imagine higher. I my opinion, 4.10's are too big for the street.
So a 3.55 or a 3.73 would be ideal?
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Old 07-06-2007, 02:58 AM   #9  
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3k with 3:73's are you nuts? lol, he wont be anywhere near that. i have 4:10s and cruising in the passing lane im at about 2500-2700rpm
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3k with 3:73's are you nuts? lol, he wont be anywhere near that. i have 4:10s and cruising in the passing lane im at about 2500-2700rpm
So 4.10's are ideal?? Thats what I was looking into but everyones saying thats to big??? I would like to be running right around were your at.It has power on the highway as well as good city. When you get some punk in his rice burner who wants to run, and he thinks you got nothing on him cause he has a coffe can on the back on his POS.
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