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Old 07-14-2011, 02:32 AM
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Originally Posted by dfoisy View Post
If your truck kicks down into 2nd after you're already cruising, it generally goes to 2nd "prime" which i believe is 1.50:1 versus regular 2nd gear of 1.67:1. 2nd prime also runs off of the overdrive clutches though, so that's why it should be avoided for longevity. Dodge's reasoning behind this is up for debate, but hot rodder's and HEMI's surely played a part in the number cruncher's minds...

Thanks. I did not know that, i will have to avoid doing that...think i have only done it once or twice but no more now
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