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Old 07-18-2013, 10:33 PM
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Been looking over 2013 posts and came across this interesting discussion on rear axle ratios. Many '14's will be equipped with the 3.21 in lieu of the 3.55.
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i wanted the 3.92s on my sport, settled for 3.55. with new 8 speed, the trans may make the 3.21 feel and act like 3.92 on the 6 speed rams.
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Very close to it. I believe I will be getting the 3.21 ratio with my 8 speed trans.

I don't expect my almost 5,000 pound Ram truck to be 'fast.' However, I do want to be able to easily pass traffic on the hilly or mountainous interstate if necessary and be able to tow a 4500# load easily at highway speeds. I have confidence that the Dodge boys figured out this power train/rear axle ration properly so we can obtain the best power vs. economy solution.

I couldn't help but notice regular gas has jumped to $3.72 for reg and it is $4.10 for super. For a typical 'empty' fillup of 28 gallons, we will be forking over about $100.+ ... Phew! That is sufficient to sober up most anyone.
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