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Old 08-12-2014, 08:40 PM
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With 4.10 gears in your setup with the od trans and 30" tires you are only running 2280 rpm at 70mph. Perfectly reasonable cruising rpm.
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I'm glad you ran the calcs. That's very helpful.

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if your worried about fuel mpg loss.. the guys i know running mustangs (common question on those boards) that swapped from 3.55 to 4.10's saw all of 1mpg loss... i had 3.73's in my 79 suburban and was able to pull 32' camper with no issues... my f350 has 4.10's in it from factory... has pulled everything ive needed it to without a complaint.
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Thanks for all the advice. I think I will try the 4.10's. From what I have read about them I can have a lot more fun off the line with the perk of pulling a lot better.
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Probably a safe bet in your situation.
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