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Old 02-01-2013, 12:29 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by PaleMelanesian View Post
So it looks like the CR-Z has that same 4.29 final drive. It also has a half-gear taller 6th gear. The entire transmission won't swap because there's an IMA motor in between the engine and transmission. I'm wondering three things. 1. Will the final drive swap over? 2. Will the 6th gear work as a replacement 5th? 3. Where do you acquire such parts???!!

Oh, and the other basic question: $$$
Oh, hello there! The 07-08 Fit has the same 4.29 final drive as well. Much more likely to find one of those.

11-mile commute: 100 mpg - - - Tank: 90.2 mpg / 1191 miles
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