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longer gears!

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by svdevon82, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Dec 31, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    svdevon82

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    I Have the 08 tacoma 4.0 L 6 speed manual. Everyday I commute 100 mi. to and from work. the speed limits on the roads are 65 mph. I know the stock gears are short for towing and carrying loads, but it's killing my fuel mileage. I'm running at about 2500 rpms. Has anyone changed up the 6th gear on there trucks for better mileage and how much approx. does it cost to have it done?
     
  2. Dec 31, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    Gabex35

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