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Old 07-10-2013, 05:23 PM
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The manual 2500 has a really low first gear. I have the 3.73 rear end in my 2012 manual Cummins and I use 2nd gear to start and hardly EVER use first. The 3.42 probably makes it more like a normal manual.

My friend has a 3.55 on his Superduty and with the amount of torque the trucks make these days you really don't need to go much lower.

I'm happy though I got the 3.73, and I know theres still a demand for it.
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