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Old 12-04-2011, 11:16 PM   #36
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I didn't read all the replies after this question, but with an experienced driver that knows the car well, a gear swap from stock 3.27 to 4.10 can be a difference of 0.6seconds. That's pretty massive for around $500.

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2.73 to a 3.73 would be a gigantic difference.. it'll feel like you packed on 80rwhp, I bet. And from a 55mph roll don't even think about it. My buddy has a '88foxbody pushing 409rwhp and 3.55 gears, my New edge is around 255rwhp(conservatively) with 4.10s, and I take him from a 55roll everytime. Don't fear the gear.
Wow, that much of a difference. Im so there. And I thought the sct tuner made a difference. Lol
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Just make sure to do specific research to get more accurate numbers with a gear swap and your drivetrain options so you know what to expect! I love my 4.10s
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yes i definately agree, the diffrence is incredible
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Old 12-05-2011, 04:48 PM   #39
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So dolfin13 what gears to u have?
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Old 12-06-2011, 09:09 AM   #40
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i have 3:73s, I had a monte carlo ss with 4:11s and they were horrible on the highway anytime i went over 70, it felt like the *** end was dragging
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i have 3:73s, I had a monte carlo ss with 4:11s and they were horrible on the highway anytime i went over 70, it felt like the *** end was dragging
Not to be scared about that.. My GT feels stock Cruising at 75mph with 4.10s.
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:53 AM   #42
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So overall 3.73 are the best bet for an auto v6?
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So overall 3.73 are the best bet for an auto v6?
No. 3.73 is a "best" general jack-of-all-trades gear for manual. Autos need a steeper gear for similar results like a3.90 or 4.10. The RPMs will be similar manual3.73 and auto3.90. Some autos run 4.30 gears and swear by them. It is all preference.
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No. 3.73 is a "best" general jack-of-all-trades gear for manual. Autos need a steeper gear for similar results like a3.90 or 4.10. The RPMs will be similar manual3.73 and auto3.90. Some autos run 4.30 gears and swear by them. It is all preference.
yeah that why i went with 373 and i like them...mine is aode and at 70 its at 2500 not bad in my opinion...wish i went 390 cuz my stock was 327 so wasnt a huge diff...but im
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yeah that why i went with 373 and i like them...mine is aode and at 70 its at 2500 not bad in my opinion...wish i went 390 cuz my stock was 327 so wasnt a huge diff...but im
i was wondering how much did your mpg drop from the switch?
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it is all preferance, I dont like the 4:10s, in my opinion I think the 3:73s are the way to go, I have had them both, I like the 3:73s much better for highway driving. again thats just my opinion
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i was wondering how much did your mpg drop from the switch?
idk i went from 1 tank a week to bout a tank and a half a week.so i cant tell u exactly...not extreamly bad...worth it
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Old 12-07-2011, 06:23 PM   #48
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I'd you don't do any serous interstate driving and you want the best performance, with an auto for me it's 410s gotta lovem
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But r both of you guys v6 or 8s?
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I've recommend the 410s to a few peeps with the six guns and they said they loved it
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Old 12-08-2011, 12:37 AM   #52
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Ok cool thanks
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I live in cali and I'm in the city most the time 4.10is prolly best for m.. Stop light to stop light
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