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Old 10-08-2013, 04:16 PM
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They do have the same ratio in top gear however the 8 speed is more efficient so there is mileage gained there. Also most of your MPG loss is in getting up to speed and passing where the 8 speed is advantageous as well. If I'm not mistaken I don't think the 6 speed trucks have the grille shutters either.
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