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Old April 22nd, 2013, 11:23 PM   #9
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We brought the Fleetwood home on Saturday ( heading north on the Dixie Hwy)
windy as shit and I was have a very hard time keep my jeep and trailer at 50 mph, Gas milage drop off almost 1/8 tank to get back.. Last time I made that same trip , I cost me 1/8 round trip Ie 25 mile one way, so 50 mile round trip!

I have royal purple in the Axles, trans, t-case, power steering and Quaker State 10W-30 with K&N oil filter, The only thing its missing so far this year is new plugs, wire cap...

would it be worth the extra BS to swap out my 3.55 to 4:10, 4:56 ratio? If I was to re gear to 4:10 or 4:56 and move to 245/75/16 (tire size) would I be able to pull in over drive knowing the over all axle ratio is deeper and drive at 65 mph while towing in over drive?

Lesson learn I know better, just because you ccan do something doesn't mean that it safe
Just because you can put 10 lbs of shit in a 5 lbs bag, does mean that the bag willn't rip, it means that you may have shit on your hands.

The last thing I want to do is hurt someone, burn up a engine smoke a trans, or get stuck on the side of a highway, that my fear because my brother broke down outside of Midland on south bound 10 (with his buddy) Nov 19, 1994 and they were hit and killed,

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I'll post pictures after dropping kid at school 1
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