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Old 09-03-2010, 07:53 PM
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No wonder they disabled comments on that YouTube video. With a username like "dodgechryslersucks" what do you expect?
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would be nice if dodge had a 6 speed bet we would get better mpg that with the mds would be nice
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I'd like to see the gear ratio comparison's between the F--d 6 speed and Dodge 5 speed. Also wonder what would have happened if the guy in the Dodge had punched it.
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the fords might get more speed but whos broken down on the side of the road more often OHH giggady
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That Ford wasn't putting any distance on the Dodge from what I saw .
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Its just another advertisement for ford. they could of put any truck in that video and made it look bad on purpose.
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would be nice if dodge had a 6 speed bet we would get better mpg that with the mds would be nice

ZFs 8-speed is on the way for 2012...

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And for those that don't want to wait, find an old junker 727 or 4XRE tranny, add a gear vendors, and build your own 6 or 8 speed tranny that'll out-perform any thing. Period.
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And for those that don't want to wait, find an old junker 727 or 4XRE tranny, add a gear vendors, and build your own 6 or 8 speed tranny that'll out-perform any thing. Period.

Awesome idea!
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