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Discussion in '94-04 - V6 Specific' started by dew4man, Aug 21, 2006.

  1. dew4man

    dew4man New Member

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    well im taking the sixer in on friday to put on dual exhaust... but i cant decide whether to get 3.55, 3.7 or 4.1 gears...what are the benefits? i know that the 4.1 gets the worst gas mileage of the three..but does it have more horse? what are the benefits of each?
     
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    your horsepower will not change, it will make your accel much faster with taller gears (higher the #/ratio) but your rpms will be higher so your top speed wont be as high.

    Im not sure what most v6 guys do but I know for a V8 3.73 is the lowest I would go...I think 3.90 is probaly perfect. Do you have auto or std?
     
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    dew4man New Member

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    its auto
     
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    4.10s end of story
     
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    but i heard that if you get 4.1's then your car will max at like 70 mph
     
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    no it wont. Id do 3.73 minimum, 3.90 would prob be nice, even 41.0s since its a auto vert.