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Offline Var

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Gears
« on: November 25, 2018, 06:14:07 PM »
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I recently had 3.73 gears on my truck and had them removed because they were pushing to many rpmís into the engine on the highway, so I went back to the original gears that came on the truck which is 2.73 and I lost sum horsepower such as a fast take off from stop sign to stop sign, but the truck drives a lot better with 2.73. By the way Iím on a th350 transmission.
So how can I use my 3.73 gears as everyday gears on highway and etc?


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Offline Ronno6

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Re: Gears
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2018, 09:09:16 PM »
Probably the best bet would be to install an over drive tranny.
Back in the day that would have been something like a 700R4.
That would give you a .70:1 OD gear, in effect turning your 3.73 to a 2.61
Not sure about the modern stuff.
Good luck!
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Offline Var

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Re: Gears
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2018, 08:54:39 PM »
Thanks Ronno6

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Re: Gears
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2018, 08:24:49 AM »
Thanks Ronno6

You are welcome.
I hope it helped.
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Re: Gears
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2018, 05:24:26 PM »
two options one being like Ronno said or you can try and find a 'gear vendors overdrive unit'. if your 2wd it wont be had to have it working but a 4wd is a little funner. you might be able to find a used one, and you dont want to use a gear vendor on a OD trans
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