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Old 01-17-2013, 08:03 AM
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What size are the tires on the truck? If you have really tall tires a little more gear.Decide how much high way driving you will be using the truck for and the RPM that you can cruise at with out going crazy. 3.73 is a good place to start your calculations. 62 mph =2700 RPM with 29 inch tall tires,,,62 MPH=3200 RPM with 25 inch tall tires
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