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Old 07-31-2013, 01:20 PM
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8 speed will be better, but not worth trading IMO. The biggest difference would be starting out power. The 8 speed is geared lower so will pull from a stand still better. The spread of ratios is also better but I don't think that'd be as noticeable. The final ratios are the same, so no difference cruising(other than a little difference in parasitic loss as I'm sure the 8 speed is more efficient).
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