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Old 05-30-2007, 05:22 PM
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what drag pack? they put 3.31s in stock, they want to squeze ever single extra (literally 1) mpg out of each vehicle so instead of 4.10s stock they put 3.31s
I know the manuals are 3.55s.
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:26 PM
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:41 PM
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Iwonder why ford puts 3.73's in the auto's and 4.10's in the manuals for their drag pack? They should know their own car better than anyone else. Shouldn't they?
No ****. Like I read by an editor who wrotethis year in 5.0 or Muscle Mustangs & Fast Fords, that Ford should offer a 4:10 and CAI package to some GT models tomake it an affordable hot rod. To toot my horn the 4:10s make it a hot rod on the street or interstate however if I lived in Germany where the Autobahn carries no speed limit I would stick with the 3:55s or 3:73s'.
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:44 PM
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wellhow aboutquit tooting your horn and try to tell me somthing that i dont already know. And back to my question... why do you thinkFORD makes a drag pack and puts 3.73 for the auto's and 4.10's for the manuals? Do you think since they built the car maybe they know what is best?LOL
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:07 PM
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I have read that the auto runs better on the 3.73's than the 4.10's why this is? dont know.
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Old 05-30-2007, 08:35 PM
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I think the automatics are always one gear size lower , why I don't know. Like when the 05s' came out the automatics were 3:31 and the sticks were 3:55s'. Just like people who have superchargers generally go with 3:73s because of traction problems.
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