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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:16 AM   #21
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what if you have two od's???
haha Like the new Allison? Or Chevy 6spd? Put it in tow/haul and let the computer decide what gear you need.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:21 AM   #22
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both of my rams 04 & 07, 3rd gear is direct, 4th & 5th od. (one is tow haul) but there is difference on the 07, i think i can lock out 3rd also, can't in the 04.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:25 AM   #23
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both of my rams 04 & 07, 3rd gear is direct, 4th & 5th od. (one is tow haul) but there is difference on the 07, i think i can lock out 3rd also, can't in the 04.
Hmm, this doesn't sound correct...

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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:29 AM   #24
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Ahh, ok, I didn't see they added another gear to it, so its a 5.5 speed...(was thinking of the 45RFE..)

4th is 0.75, 5th is 0.67..
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Old January 16th, 2008, 10:32 AM   #25
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and at the dragstrip i'll pull the shifter back into second so it'll hold 3rd to the rev limiter. (on the 04)

yeah i call it a 6 speed, it uses a different 2nd gear to upshift, than downshift.
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Old January 16th, 2008, 12:48 PM   #26
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Old January 16th, 2008, 12:51 PM   #27
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It made a difference for me by using OD for my mileage, thats really why I ask. If I netted a 20% increase in mileage (which I did) by using OD, I'd like to use it!!

Do they make any fancy chips for the older trans' to allow a tow/haul mode or is all that older stuff controlled with new valve do-dads?

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Old January 16th, 2008, 04:04 PM   #28
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usually when i start lugging much, i push in the clutch and shift into the next lower gear
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