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post #1 of 14 Old 07-30-2009, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
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Highway, Speed & RPM's

Not sure of my rearend gears, but at my normal 85-90mph highway speed I'm spinning about 2700-2850RPMs for over 100miles. Is this normal? Should I drop my speed a bit? Thanks.

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post #2 of 14 Old 07-30-2009, 05:42 PM
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Heck dude?! Try to maintain just over 3000 RPMs. You'll get there sooner and the truck will have time to rest!

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Look at the tag on the pass side of the rearend.Mine is 3.73.


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Heck dude?! Try to maintain just over 3000 RPMs. You'll get there sooner and the truck will have time to rest!
3000 rpms for 100 miles=GRENADE.


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3000 rpms for 100 miles=GRENADE.

These ENGINES were designed to run wide open all day long.


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"ENGINES" motors are electric were not driving no damn hybrids

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Fine! I changed it

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85 - 90mph??? Why you in such a hurry???

At about 75mph im turnin almost 2500 so I guess your in the ballpark
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