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Old 05-06-2013, 07:03 PM
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Question Yet another gear question..

Ok, so I've read as many threads as possible about what gears I should get, but I still haven't really found anything for my situation. I understand that 4.10 gears will get everything around stock with 35" tires and is best for interstate driving, but will it really be that big of a difference for me? I have 3.92 gears right now, and I drive 400 - 500 interstate miles 2 - 4 times a month for work. No one in the post I have read drive drive that much. I drive from Little Rock to through Oklahoma City, so a majority of those mile are through hilly/mountainous areas which bogs my truck down causing it to drop to a lower gear causing the rpms to jump way up and killing any gas mileage I have. Would 4.56 gears be better at keeping my truck from bogging down like that? I'm not too terribly worried about gas mileage because I tend to drive kinda fast (5-10 mph over). I just hate hearing the truck dropping gears and the rpms jumping up.
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