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Old 03-18-2013, 10:48 PM   #3 (permalink)
5 Gears of Fury
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I like my Tracker, they are great for what they are, a small, capable 4x4. I guess it just amazed me that they would have 5:12 axle ratios without having some sort of 5th gear that would tame them down more on the highway. It's not like you use 5th when you are off road, so you'd think they would have made it a lot taller to make up for the 5:12s. On the plus side, they are great vehicles to teach someone how to drive standard on, if you stall one from a stop light you had to have been trying pretty hard to do it!
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