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My first gear on my truck is pretty much pointless its super granny low is there any way to change that without changing whole transmission if thats even a option cause i know use v10 guys are limited on after market parts or parts in general
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Never heard of any way to change that.
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Thanks for the help I didn't think there was but thought I would ask anyway. My next question then do you think it hurts the tranny taking off in 2nd gear
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You change the transmission oil by removing the transmission oil pan (this can be quite messy). Replace the filter at the same time.
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You may try the above option.
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You could also change out the rear end gearing to a higher gear ratio. 4.10-3.55 is an example.
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