5th Gear

Discussion in 'General Tech Talk' started by PianoMan, May 19, 2006.

  1. PianoMan

    PianoManNitrous

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    It all came about when I left the throttle set and downshifted from 5 to 4. Maybe a difference of 200-400 rpm. Me thinks.....why not just make 5th gear a bit higher for the better gas mileage and lower the rpm to around 2000-2400 in 5th.

    There's probably a very good reason as to why they can't make 5th gear a little higher. There's probably an even better reason (besides cost) that you couldn't put in a different gear box with 6 forward gears.

    The problem is I sure don't have the answers and thought somebody in the greater expanse could clue me in.

    Just wondering :confused:
     
  2. Royston

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    Funny thing I thought that you could probably get away with a 4 speed on this torque monster.
     
  3. Pig9r

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    It does have a lot of power in 5th. When I first got the Rocket I found myself trying to shift again after 5th.
     
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