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Old 10-26-2012, 10:14 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by royanddoreen View Post
I went to 5% higher od tires and I am feeling it may be high enough gearing. I'm sure when they design a car they gear a car to suit the majority of people.Still think there should be some options in the gearing when you buy a new car.
As Secondwind has brought up the valid point before (either here or in person), that the Standard is more so aimed at younger people as a sports/sporty car, with gearing being aimed at performance.

I have to say, the CRZ might just be my favorite production car right now. No doubt at all if you don't include front rears. A nice splitter, maybe some performance mods if she needs and, and taller tires. Perfect. (in my opinion)
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