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Old 18 Dec 2013, 09:58 am
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I have searched the forum looking for info on transmission swaps or ring and pinion swaps but haven't found the info I was looking for. can someone please point me in the right direction? I am wanting to see what I can do to raise/lower the gear ratio on my cruiser so that I am not taching 3100 rpm at 70 mph. I am driving 110 miles per day, on flat terrain. my cruiser is a 2001 with a 5spd


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Old 18 Dec 2013, 11:10 am
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Start here......

5 speed manual transmission
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Old 18 Dec 2013, 11:40 am
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i have a 2002. at 3000rpm i am going 80mph. not a big difference, but it's a start.

too good to be true or am i crazy?

read some of Uptown's posts. he's the expert on that.
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Old 18 Dec 2013, 12:43 pm
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Thanks for the props!

Greg Smith (formerly) of Chrysler is where we get our info.

You'll want a '02 or later trans (higher 5th gear) or try the Neon 3.55.
There's an overall top gear ratio on matrix.
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