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Old 06-16-2012, 06:33 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sporty Modder View Post
IME(in my experince) 3.55 gears are a good compromise between hauling and highway running. My Suburban has 3.08 gears and can not maintain speed below 60 mph without down shifting.
No comparison, really. Different transmission gear ratios, different transmission settings (kickdown, etc), different weight/aerodynamics, etc.

I've personally run 3.08's in a F150 (OEM LS differential) and it went just fine. It would downshift if loaded up short hills and such, so I'd just take it out of OD if I was in hilly terrain to keep it from shifting all the time.
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