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Old 07-08-2013, 10:59 PM   #6
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I think there were two gearing options in 08 depending on which trim you had but more due to the change in wheel size i think. 3.15 and 3.31 were the ratios i think who knows if the following year they changed it again for the 17" wheels. Then you have the automatics....

Imo i feel the trans could use two more gears. One in the middle and a taller final.

I thought this was the same issue in my truck so i added a 2 speed behind the trans and transfer case giving me a total of 20 forward gears and 4 reverse .... so many to choose from
2008 Vista Blue SES Coupe 5spd FRPP Zx3B Suspension
5000K D2S Retrofit
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